January 2014        SKY NEWS: OMA Chairman warns of spiraling cost of obesity. 
                    Should we use shock tactics to warn of the dangers of obesity?

January 2013       The Mail reports that Researchers at Oxford University find current BMI formula is flawed.  
          
           
OMA trustee Robert Houtman stresses the need for people need to be aware of their BMI.....

January 2013       'My Weight, my Future' campaign challenges the nation to find out their Body Mass Index.  
          
           
As awareness of the UK's obesity increases the OMA launches their first national campaign to highlight......

January 2013       OMA Chairman comments on proposals by Westminster Council to dock benefits of obese.  
          
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ky News interview discussing proposed penalties for obese people that fail to go to the gym. 

January 2013       Daily Express: Too Fat? Shed the pounds or we'll cut your benefits. OMA comment.  
          
           
Obese welfare claimants face being stripped of their benefits for failing to lose weight under radical......

January 2013       Daily Telegraph: Lack of treatment for obesity critisised by Royal College. OMA comment.  
          
           
The NHS is unprepared to deal with the rise in patients admitted due to the ever-increasing obesity epidemic.....

January 2013       Nursing Times: NHS should have targets to reduce staff obesity. OMA comment.  
          
           
There is “inadequate” provision to treat obese patients in the NHS and staff themselves should be given dietary.....

December 2012   Third of primary school children overweight - ticking timebomb warns OMA Chairman.  
          
           OMA's response to a Health and Social Care Information Centre report. See also, Metro, Daily Mirror and Yorkshire post.

November 2012   Chairman Graham Rowan comments on online test for predicting obesity in newborn babies.  
          
           Sky interview about a new, evidence based, 2 minute test correlating obesity in children with their parents.

November 2012   Calls for NHS cash to be used at private clinics to tackle obesity 
          
           Money spent by the NHS to tackle obesity could be more effective if was used to send patients to private......

October 2012      Jenny Willott MP visits National Slimming Centre in Cardiff. 
          
           Obesity Management Association affiliated Cardiff National Slimming Clinic recently welcomed Liberal Democrat ....

October 2012      Kwasi Kwarteng MP visits National Slimming Clinic Staines.  
          
           Kwasi Kwateng Conservative MP for Spelthorne, recently met with staff and patients at OMA affiliated Staines....

October 2012      OMA Director Robert Houtman responds to a report that surgery is a quick fix.  
          
           Obesity is a complex condition and, without accompanying behavioural and emotional support, the weight can pile......

October 2012      OMA Director Robert Houtman - obesity and cancer risk.  
          
           According to the The World Cancer Research Fund, more than 22,000 Britons suffer from cancer every year

September 2012  OMA Chairman Graham Rowan supports supervised, medically assisted weight management.  
          
           Horror stories of the effects of ‘slimming pills’ bought over the internet continue to emerge....... 

September 2012  David Burrowes MP visits North London Slimming Clinic
          
           David Burrowes, Conservative MP for Enfield Southgate, has recently visited the OMA affiliated North London.......

August 2012       Crawley National Slimming Clinic visited by Henry Smith MP
          
           The OMA affiliated Crawley National Slimming Clinic recently welcomed Henry Smith, the Conservative MP.......

July 2012            Laura Sandys MP visits Weight Medics Broadstairs
          
           OMA member organisation, the Weight Medics Broadstairs clinic, was honoured to recently welcome.......

July 2012            Wigan Futures Slimming Clinic welcomes Lisa Nandy
          
           Labour MP Lisa Nandy recently visited the Wigan Futures Slimming Clinic, as part of the Obesity......

June 2012           Simon Wright MP visits Norwich National Slimming Clinic
                       Simon Wright, Member of Parliament for Norwich South, is the
latest MP to have enjoyed a visit to an OMA clinic.... 

June 2012           The Lanford's Obesity Clinic enjoys visit from local MP, Andy Love
                         Lanford’s Obesity Clinic in Enfield were delighted to recently welcome Labour MP for Edmonton......  

 

 

May 2012            OMA welcomes Zac Goldsmith MP to Richmond Clinic.
                                OMA member organisation, Weight Medics, was honoured to welcome MP for Richmond Park, Zac Goldsmith, to.....  

May 2012           OMA responds to a report delivered at the European Congress on Obesity.
                     The novelist Fay Weldon may have been right when she coined a famous advertising slogan about.....

April 2012           OMA Director Robert Houtman responds to the 'Impact Diabetes' report.
                     “The Impact Diabetes report shows that the number of diabetics is set to rise from 3.8 million to 6.25 million by......

 

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