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The new NB Medical Guide to Managing Obesity and Overweight in Primary Care is a half-day, evidence-based course to help you gain confidence and provide your patients with the care and treatments they need. You will learn about the rapidly evolving science regarding the causes of obesity, the effects of the stigma that your patients with obesity face, the best treatments for obesity and most importantly, what you can do in Primary Care on a very practical level.

  • GP
  • GP Trainee
  • Nurses & Other Allied Health Professionals
  • Group or third party booking


The Hot Topics Course reference book accompanies the course but is also available to purchase separately

The book is fully referenced with recent summaries of the evidence commonly seen in primary care. Most of our delegates use this every day, like they use the BNF.


Obesity– it’s big news again, but what to tell our patients?

Dr Stephanie De Giorgio
8th June 2023

Last night the government announced a £40million programme to expand the use of new obesity treatment medications, to a pilot of community based GP led clinics. The details are yet to be clarified, but...

Semaglutide for obesity – how does it work, what’s the evidence and can my patient have it?

Dr Stephanie De Giorgio
2nd March 2023

If you have been reading or watching any media recently, you will almost certainly have seen discussion around the new “celeb weight loss drug” or “life changing medication for obesity”, depending upon...

Obesity – the last acceptable stigma?

Stephanie De Giorgio
24th February 2022

When I was at medical school, now a hideously long time ago, I don’t remember a single lecture or teaching opportunity about obesity. I do however, remember some hideously awful moments where senior colleagues...

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S3 E14: The "Sorry, I'm Not Sorry" Song; bye bye Boris; prescribing for anxiety, bariatric surgery to reduce cancer, RSV vaccine

8th July 2022

Welcome to another Hot Topics podcast from NB Medical with Dr Neal Tucker leading you through the latest news and research in general practice.  Of course, we must touch on the demise of Boris Johnson and how he might still be in power if he'd just learned a thing or two from general practice.

S3 E6 - Stating the obvious, treatment time after VTE and CVA; best meds for obesity

14th January 2022

Happy New Year! Welcome to a new episode of the Hot Topics podcast with Neal Tucker.

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