Other weight loss resources and LloydsPharmacy services
Losing weight, getting healthier and exercising more isn’t always going to be easy. That’s why finding weight loss support can help make reaching your goals easier.
Where can I get more weight loss support?
Your local LloydsPharmacy
As part of our Medicated Weight Loss Service, we’ll support you the whole way. You’ll receive weekly calls during the first month of dose escalation and then a monthly face to face consultation with our pharmacist to check in and see how you’re doing. As part of our Medicated Weight Loss Service you'll also receive exclusive in-app coaching* to give you personalised weight loss support and motivation.
If you need more diet or weight loss advice browse our advice and support available online or visit your local LloydsPharmacy as our healthcare team can help you.
Your family and friends
If you're looking for more weight loss support make sure to speak to your friends and family if you’re struggling. They can help keep you on track and help you stay motivated. You might even find they want to get involved in eating healthier or exercising with you.
Fitness apps and tech you could try
Couch to 5k
Is a free running plan for absolute beginners. The plan involves three runs a week, with a day of rest in between, and a different schedule for each of the nine weeks. Look at your app store to download the app and start running today.
A brisk 10 minute walk every day can make a difference to your health. Each 10-minute burst of exercise is known as an “Active 10”. Brisk walking is simply walking faster than usual, at a pace that gets your heart pumping. Start with a 10-minute brisk walk a day and then see if you can gradually build up to more, why not use an exercise tracker to see your progress? Active 10 is an easy way to improve your health and wellbeing.
Keeping a log of how much exercise you do can help keep you motivated, and exercise tracker can help too. There are a variety of fitness trackers out there, from ones that track your step, heart rate and some that can go underwater. Many fitness watches and bands come with an exercise tracker app to help you set goals and reach them. Try to choose a fitness tacker or activity tracker watch that suits your needs.
Other LloydsPharmacy services
Total Health Check
Want to get a grasp of your health as a whole? Our Total Health Check service includes 6 essential checks to help you understand more about your body, from cholesterol testing to type 2 diabetes and blood pressure screening.
Type 2 Diabetes Screening
Did you know more than 5 million people will have diabetes in the UK by 2025?**. Our type 2 diabetes screening service can help you identify if you’re at an increased risk of developing the condition. You will complete a lifestyle questionnaire and then if needed a finger prick test to check your blood glucose levels.
Want help stopping smoking? Some of our pharmacies offer the FREE NHS Stop Smoking service which gives you personalised advice on how to quit smoking for good. We also have a range of stop smoking products that could help you cut down and quit smoking.
Cholesterol Monitoring Service
Having high cholesterol levels can block your blood vessels and makes it more likely for you to have heart problems or a stroke***. The only way to know if you have high cholesterol is to get checked. This check-up will involve a lifestyle questionnaire and a small finger prick of blood to measure your cholesterol levels.
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccinations
To help you stay well during the winter months, most of our pharmacies offer flu and pneumonia vaccinations. Be one of the first to know when flu vaccinations are available, simply register your interest.
*Novo Nordisk has sponsored the cost of the licence fee for each patient accessing the app. Novo Nordisk has had no influence over the coaching sessions or the app content, with the exception of the Saxenda® video which has been provided to Liva by Novo Nordisk.
***NHS – high cholesterol