Healthy weight in children

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0-18 years Healthy Weight Care Pathway

The 0-18 healthy weight care pathway in Barnet has been revised and will be published in 2019. Services to support healthy weight in children that are available to Barnet residents for free are listed below. GPs, health visitors, school nurses, and other health care practitioners can also provide advice about healthy weight in children. Practical advice about maintaining a healthy weight in children can be found at: and

Weight management services

Programme description






Weekly healthy eating and physical activity group sessions for children, parents/carers and siblings.


4-13 years old.

Overweight or very overweight (the 91st centile and above).

Primary care and other healthcare professional

Self-referral / referral by parent


Email -

Call - 0208 457 9907


Healthy weight nurses

Provide 1-to-1 support in the home or school.

Sessions cover healthy eating and goals to aim for.

4 to 12 years old.

In the very overweight category (over the 98th centile) or with complex needs.

Primary care and other healthcare professional

Self-referrals / referral by parent (child would be assessed at first visit and height + weight measured).



Call - 0208 205 6204


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