Due to the Coronavirus outbreak all NHS Health Checks are suspended until further notice. Note that our Stop Smoking service and weight loss programmes for adults are still running to support people to quit at this crucial time. Find out more here

Referral criteria

Adults and children registered to a Derby GP practice:

  • Smokers – young people aged 12-17 and adults
  • Children on the 85th percentile or higher for Live IT weight management
  • Adults with a BMI of 30 or higher (27.5 for South Asian ethnicity)
  • Adults aged 60 or over for Forever Active
  • Adults aged 40-74 without pre-existing conditions for NHS Health Checks

Click here for a full list of our programmes.

How to refer

Health and other professionals can signpost patients/people to our website to apply to join our weight programmes. Patients can also apply and book an NHS Health Check or their first stop smoking appointment online too.

Professionals can now refer patients/persons in your care through our online join forms or through downloadable forms for the following programmes:

Liveability (weight management programme for people with learning disabilities). 
Live IT/Kick IT form (supporting children to manage weight/stop smoking).

Client case studies

Rikki before and after

Rikki Warrington from Chellaston

Paul Hitchcock before and after
Paul Hitchcock

I've shed five stone for the sake of my granddaughter.

Rikki before and after
Lose weight
Rikki Warrington

I love being a healthy role model to my daughter.

Useful downloads

Download the Livewell A5 client flyer.

Download our Health Check Poster - presented at the fourth annual conference Getting Serious about Prevention 2017.

Download our NHS Health Check info pack - integrating community based NHS Health Checks with lifestyle services.

Download our Annual Report 2017/2018

To request printed versions of these flyers, please email livewell@derby.gov.uk.