#BestMSKHealth seeks community physio sites to pilot weight management programme

A pilot project is looking for community physiotherapy sites across England to help trial a new digital weight management programme for people with osteoarthritis and knee and hip problems.

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The 12-week trial is being planned by the BestMSK Health Collaborative, in partnership with the Digital Weight Management Programme (DWMP) at NHS England & Improvement.

The initiative seeks to recruit seven sites to the project, and is now seeking expressions of Interest from community physiotherapy sites across England, with a view to starting the pilot in April 2022.

The BestMSK Health Collaborative will be holding a webinar about the project on Thursday 3rd March from 12:00-1:00pm to provide further details about the proposed pilot, as well as information about the expression of interest process and next steps.

Speakers at the webinar will include:

  • Andrew Bennett, National Clinical¬†Director BestMSK Health Collaborative, NHSE&I
  • Katharine Taylor, Obesity Lead, Digital Weight Management Programme, NHSE&I
  • Dr Jonathan Quicke, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Keele University
  • Chloe Stewart, Workstream Lead, Supported Self-Management, BestMSK Health Collaborative
  • Chris Mercer, Workstream Lead, Primary and Community Care, BestMSK Health Collaborative

To attend the webinar live, please Click here to join the meeting.

A recording will also be made available after the meeting.

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