Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: £500,000 NIHR grant for obesity treatment

(Lancaster University) Dr Jennifer Logue of Lancaster Medical School has been awarded half a million pounds by the National Institute for Health Research to examine the effectiveness of NHS and local government interventions to treat obesity.Behavioural weight management intervention programmes are the main NHS funded treatment for obesity in the UK. Most often these are community-based groups which meet weekly for 12 weeks, focusing on diet, physical activity and behavioural change.