List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1. People are informed of their BMI when it is calculated and advised about any associated health risks.

Statement 2. Adults with a BMI of 30 or more for whom tier 2 interventions have been unsuccessful have a discussion about the choice of alternative interventions for weight management, including tier 3 services.

Statement 3. Children and young people who are overweight or obese and have significant comorbidities or complex needs are referred to a paediatrician with a special interest in obesity.

Statement 4. Adults with a BMI of 35 or more who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the past 10 years are offered an expedited referral for bariatric surgery assessment.

Statement 5. Adults with a BMI above 50 are offered a referral for bariatric surgery assessment.

Statement 6. People who have had bariatric surgery have a postoperative follow-up care package within the bariatric surgery service for a minimum of 2 years.

Statement 7. People discharged from bariatric surgery service follow-up are offered monitoring of nutritional status at least once a year as part of a shared-care model of management.