Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0044p181 | Obesity and Metabolism | SFEBES2016

The impact of a tier three weight loss service on Quality of Life (QoL): A retrospective, service evaluation project

Ingram Esme , Zalin Anjali , Quarrie Charlotte , Shotliff Kevin , Morganstein Daniel , Greener Veronica , Turnbull Lucy

Introduction: The NHS Commissioning Board recommends the introduction of multidisciplinary Tier 3 Specialist Weight Management Services (SWMS) for adults with obesity. Unfortunately, these services are yet to be commissioned in many areas and this largely reflects financial barriers to their development. We have noted, through observation and feedback, that our Tier 3 service is highly valued by patients. Supportive evidence in the literature - although encouraging - is limite...

ea0053cd1.4 | Case Discussions: complex clinical cases 1.0 | OU2018

The impact of a specialist weight management service on symptoms of depression: a retrospective service evaluation project

Ingram Esme , Zalin Anjali , Quarrie Charlotte , Wilson MIchelle , Davies Rhian , Kent Ruth , Shotliff Kevin , Greener Veronica , Turnbull Lucy

Background: Obesity is associated with complex multisystem pathology and significant psychosocial burden. Yet, despite its increasing prevalence, the commissioning of Specialist Weight Management Services remains limited.Methods: Retrospective service evaluation of a proportion of patients (n=179) engaging with the Central London Community Healthcare Specialist Weight Management Service for at least 6-months from 2012 onwards. Outcome measures, ...