Raising the Topic of Weight

Rachel Pryke
GP with special interest in weight management, Winyates Health Centre, Worcestershire

In this expert presentation, Dr Rachel Pryke, a GP with a special interest in weight management, gives an overview of how to raise the topic of weight with patients. Specifically, The mistakes to avoid, Examples on how to answer common questions using positive reinforcement methods, Ways of testing the patient’s engagement or denial , Behaviour change and active listening concepts to put to practice This module is important for every health professional, all should be able to approach the issue of weight with their patients.