RCGP Leadership in Obesity and Weight Management Programme
The Royal College of General Practitioners has announced the launch of a new leadership programme in obesity and weight management. The GP Leadership in Obesity and Weight Management, or GLOW programme, is a collaborative working project that has been developed and funded by and between Novo Nordisk Limited and the Royal College of General Practitioners.
GLOW aims to improve knowledge and understanding of obesity as a condition, and weight management services in general practice and primary care. An expert faculty team will mentor a cohort of up to 20 general practitioners who have a desire to become an expert in the field of obesity and to drive improvement in the care of people living with obesity. The programme will play a key role in building a network of support and information for the participants, to share their learning and understanding of obesity, and support each other outside of the course. This will be encouraged via an online networking platform and by bringing participants together regularly. The course will be a combination of online and face-to-face. One module is a two-day overnight residential leadership training in early February 2022 and another involves attendance at a scientific obesity conference during the programme (depending on COVID-19 restrictions). Further information about the programme is available on the RCGP website and the closing date for applications is the 5th December 2021.