Oviva Way to Wellness is a free NHS programme including 12 months of one-to-one support via a smartphone app, phone calls or video calls to help you feel more confident about managing your health.
Those on the programme will receive personalised support to lose weight, lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, reduce complications associated with being overweight, and to improve their mental health and well-being to build long lasting healthy habits.
How does it work?
Join an online group session to meet others on the programme or choose one-to-one support.
Take control using our app.
Speak with your coach and track your progress without leaving the house.
Access our helpful resources.
Discover new store cupboard recipes, at-home exercise ideas and stress management tips using our NHS-approved smartphone app, online portal or guidebook.
Watch our short video to find out more about Way to Wellness in Tower Hamlets.
Oviva Way to Wellness is free for the residents of Tower Hamlets who are living with obesity. To confirm eligibility it’s important you tell us as much information you can about your medical history, including what medications you take, and any medical conditions you have.
To be eligible, you need to have a BMI of 40 or over without any other health conditions. If you have a BMI under 40, you may still be eligible to join if either of the following apply:
Have a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 35 or over and you have a long term health condition such as diabetes.
OR a BMI of 33 or over if South Asian descent such as Bangladeshi, Indian or Pakistani and you have a long term health condition such as diabetes.
If you’re unsure of your BMI, you can check it using the NHS BMI calculator.