Who we train
The National Medical Weight Loss Programme (NMWLP) was developed exclusively for the registered healthcare professionals listed below. Our training course is accessible for professionals belonging to the GMC, NMC, GDC or GPhC as their Professional Statutory and Regulatory Body.
Nurses (Must work with a Prescriber who attends the training)
Pharmacist Independent Prescribers
Why become a Certified Partner?
There are numerous benefits to becoming a Certified Partner of The National Medical Weight Loss Programme (NMWLP), one of the key benefits is that you will receive training both written and delivered by an expert advisor to NICE on obesity (Dr Matt Capehorn – see below). Matt brings a unique blend of experience and expertise, having established award winning services within both the NHS and private sectors.
The training team are leaders within their specialist areas, enabling members to benefit from a truly evidence based and multidisciplinary approach to weight management. They comprise
- Dr Matthew Capehorn – Expert Adviser for NICE on Obesity
- Sandy Green – Nurse Consultant and Founder NMWLP
Guaranteed Immediate Insurance
Because our training was written and is delivered by an Expert Advisor to NICE on obesity, any registered healthcare professionals who become a Certified Partner of the NMWLP, will be guaranteed IMMEDIATE insurance without the need for prior experience of working in the field of obesity or diabetes with our preferred insurance partner (Cosmetic Insure).
Dr Matt Capehorn
Expert Advisor to NICE on Obesity
Expert Adviser to the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) on obesity.
Presenter at the All Party Parliamentary Group meetings on obesity.
Professional adviser to the Obesity Empowerment Network (OEN).
Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the College of Contemporary Health (CCH).
Member of the Board of the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO).
Part of the author group for RCGP accredited obesity educational courses and clinical reviewer for numerous academic journals.
Honorary Secretary of the Rotherham Division of British Medical Association.
Visiting lecturer at the University of Chester on their MSc course in obesity, and honorary senior lecturer with the University of Sheffield.
Previously held the position of Clinical Director of the National Obesity Forum.