Sign up to become a Certified Partner of The National Medical Weight Loss Programme, and get everything you need to start offering a private weight loss service.

Welcome to The National Medical Weight Loss Programme

Established in 2019, The National Medical Weight Loss Programme provides online CPD and SCOPE accredited education, exclusively to registered health professionals in the medical management of overweight and obesity.

We combine flexible online learning with world-class academic training written by an Expert Advisor to the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on obesity.

Delegates who successfully pass the course, can promote themselves as a Certified Partner of The National Medical Weight Loss Programme

–  Sandy Green, Nurse Consultant and Founder

Expert Training

Experience in-depth and comprehensive evidence-based medicine, complying with all regulatory policies and guidelines. Our training will enable you to create a successful business model delivering a safe, legal and ethical medical weight management service.

  • The course was co-authored by Dr Matt Capehorn (Expert Advisor to NICE on Obesity) and Sandy Green (Nurse Consultant and Founder of NMWLP)

  • Our training is the ONLY weight management training course to be accredited by The Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE)

  • Training is delivered on-line and can be accessed at any time, from any device

  • Delegates will receive a comprehensive manual prior to starting their training. This can be used to make notes to ensure you have a reference point to go back to

  • Training is highly motivational and inspiring, please see some of our testimonials

  • Gain the confidence you need to set up a private weight management service

  • On successful completion, delegates will become a Certified Partner of the NMWLP

  • NB: Delegates will have private access to complete training for 30-days

  • NB: A fee of £100 + vat will be payable by any delegates requesting an extension of this time

More information about our training

About SCOPE Accreditation

Endorsing high standards in learning
  • The World Obesity Federation offer training through the SCOPE initiative (The Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education)

  • SCOPE accredits courses on obesity that offer exceptional educational value.

  • Courses are accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the CPD Certification Service.

  • All SCOPE Accredited courses are reviewed by the World Obesity Federation’s Clinical Care Committee, experts in the field of obesity management, to ensure they are based on the latest scientific evidence, are free of commercial bias and offer exceptional educational value.

  • SCOPE is recognised and endorsed by NHS England and more than 50 national associations globally.

  • SCOPE offer the only internationally recognised course on obesity management.

Three of the six prescription weight loss medications our Certified Partners learn about

Ozempic

Weekly Injection

Training in Ozempic
  • Ozempic® contains an FDA approved medication called Semaglutide

  • Semaglutide is licensed to treat type-2 diabetes under the name of Ozempic® and is currently going through clinical trials to gain a license for the treatment of weight loss

  • In the meantime, Ozempic® can safely and legally be prescribed “off-label” to treat weight loss

  • A simple injection is self-administered weekly with an easy-to-use pen that is pre-filled with the medication

  • Each pen lasts 4 weeks

Rybelsus

Daily Tablet

Training in Rybelsus
  • Rybelsus® contains an FDA approved medication called Semaglutide

  • Oral semaglutide is licensed to treat type-2 diabetes under the name of Rybelsus®

  • Rybelsus® (semaglutide tablets) is the world’s first oral GLP-1 receptor agonist

  • Rybelsus® can safely and legally be prescribed “off-label” to treat weight loss

  • One tablet is taken daily on an empty stomach with a sip of water. You must not eat for 30 minutes after

  • Rybelsus® comes as a box of 30 tablets (one taken each day)

 Saxenda

Daily Injection

Training in Saxenda
  • Saxenda® contains an FDA approved medication called Liraglutide

  • Liraglutide is licensed to treat type-2 diabetes under the name of Victoza®, and weight loss under the name of Saxenda®

  • Saxenda® is the only currently licensed injectable prescription medicine available for weight loss in the UK

  • A simple injection is self-administered daily with a dose-adjustable pen that is pre-filled with the medication

  • Each pen will last between 6 – 30 days, depending on the daily dose given

CQC Registration

We recommend that all healthcare professionals in England (other than pharmacists) register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to offer this service.

If you’re not already working from registered premises (whether that’s from a clinic, or your own home), we can offer an EXCLUSIVE package deal which, in addition to becoming one of our Certified Partners, also provides you with the full CQC registration support package through our strategic business partner CQC Assist. 

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EXCLUSIVE deal for Certified Partners of NMWLP

Certified Partners of the NMWLP, will save an incredible £1000 off the normal price (£2500) of the CQC registration support package.

That’s a saving of more than the cost of paying to become a Certified Partner! So in effect, if you paid ‘the normal price’ with our strategic business partner to support you with CQC registration (£2500), you’d get NMWLP Certified Partnership for FREE – and still have some change left over!

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The ‘all-inclusive’ cost of CQC registration support for Partners of the NMWLP, is just £1500
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Our CQC registration support package

Have you also considered the other services you could offer if you were CQC registered?

Who can become one of our exclusive Certified Partners?

The National Medical Weight Loss Programme (NMWLP) was developed exclusively to train registered healthcare professionals. Some examples of the professionals we train can be found below. NB This list is not exhaustive, and if your profession isn’t listed, please use our contact us form to find out if you are eligible to become one of our Certified Partners.

  • Doctors

  • Nurse Prescribers

  • Non-Prescribing Nurses*

  • Pharmacist Independent Prescribers

  • Dentists

* NB: Non-prescribing nurses must work with a Prescriber who is also a Certified Partner of the NMWLP, alternatively they can sign-up to use our prescribing services at £20 per product (Ozempic | Rybelsus | Saxenda)

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Our Chosen Business Partners

Our business partners have each been identified as leaders in their respective sectors. Together we work towards a common goal – and that’s simply to give our Certified Partners the very best service available to empower them to set up private a successful, compliant weight management services.

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