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The National Weight loss Programme

National Weight loss programme with MiCosmeticsUK - Aesthetics in Essex

The National Medical Weight Loss Program (NMWLP)

The National Medical Weight Loss Program (NMWLP) is a comprehensive programme that offers weight loss resolutions using a healthy balanced diet and a medication that is prescribed for weight management.

Suitable for adults aged between 18-75, with a BMI of 30 or above, or a BMI of 27-30 who have other weight-related issues present such as high blood pressure, abnormal levels of fats in the blood or breathing problems. It is an at-home, self-administered, weekly injection which helps to control and achieve a healthy weight.

Expected results over 6-8 months of regular use. 

To be considered for the NMWLP a full medical assessment and health check will be carried out by a fully qualified and insured medical professional to ensure you are an ideal candidate. 

Medications that may be prescribed work as a self-injected at-home treatment that suppresses your appetite and helps to curb hunger and reduce portion sizes. These results can be long-term with weight loss maintained in adherence to healthy eating guidelines and lifestyle changes. 

This drug is not suitable during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

It is not suitable for people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. It is not suitable for people with a history of Thyroid Cancer.

  • It is not suitable for people with a history of Pancreatitis.
  • It is not suitable for people with severe Kidney Disease or Heart Failure.
  • It is not suitable for people taking insulin.
  • It is not suitable if you have a history of severe mental illness, depression, schizophrenia or an eating disorder.

Possible side effects of medication prescribed for weight loss include

Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal or stomach pain, constipation, vomiting, hair loss, fatigue, Allergy, pancreatitis etc. For more details and potential side effects please speak to our medical practitioner within a consultation. 

Please bear in mind that by losing weight you are reducing the risk of developing chronic conditions of the main organs of the body such as the heart and lungs as well as relieving the symptoms of joint pain if weight reduction is successful. 

The programme is a partnership and there is no guarantee that with prescription medication alone that you will lose weight therefore undergoing treatment includes the partnership of lifestyle change, regular exercise and a healthy balanced diet. 

If you want to know if you are a suitable candidate for the weight loss medication please complete the consultation form linked below. These forms are reviewed every 72 hours and we will aim to arrange an appointment with you within the clinic as soon as possible. 


£250 – For initial consultation and treatment (4 weeks)

£200 – For ongoing treatment (4 weeks) 

You will be required to attend clinic every 4 weeks for review and to continue treatment.