Do you want help to lose weight? Do you live in Uist or Barra?

If so, get in touch with NHS Western Isles to register for free weight management programme ‘Healthy Helpings’ – helping you meet your weight loss goals in time for summer.

Healthy Helpings is a free, weight management programme offering a relaxed and informative way of finding out about health eating and a healthy lifestyle, and the best way to put it into practice in your everyday life.

A group programme consisting of six sessions and covering a range of topics to help you meet you weight loss goal, ‘Healthy Helpings is open to anyone who is overweight but otherwise in good health, who are keen to make changes and able to commit to attending the six sessions over a seven week period.

The free ‘Healthy Helpings’ classes are set to start soon in Balivanich and Barra; but pre-registration to the Healthy Helpings programme is essential and deadline for registration is Tuesday, May 7th.

For more information or to register, please contact NHSWI Nutrition & Dietetics on 01851 708279 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The ‘Healthy Helpings’ programme is running as a pilot session in Uist and Barra, and if successful it is hoped to run ‘Healthy Helpings’ groups across the Western Isles.