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Children’s Healthy Weight Service

We  support children, young people and their families to maintain a healthy weight by running programmes across Northumberland and North Tyneside.

Starting Well Northumberland

Our Starting Well for Life programme is for children in Reception and Year 6 living in Northumberland and their families who have recently had a weight and height check at school as part of the National Child Measurement Programme and be offered additional support. Find out more here.


Healthy 4 Life

Healthy 4 Life is a free healthy lifestyle programme to help children and families in North Tyneside make positive lifestyle changes to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

These 10 week programmes are fun and friendly, giving personalised advice for children aged five to 17 years old,  and their families.

For more information, get in touch with our Children’s Health and Activity Team (CHAT) on 0191 643 7454 or email them at

Online Consultation

Where appropriate you may be asked to attend a consultation online via a video call.

Rather than travelling to your appointment, you go into the clinic’s online ‘waiting area’. We will be notified when you arrive and your clinician will join you when ready

You don’t need to set up an account and no information you enter is stored.

If you have been given an online appointment please click on the following link to start the consultation at your appointment time – online consultation

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