Information for GPs
These pages are designed for GPs who are seeking information regarding the management of patients who have had bariatric surgery. The information is broken up into sections. Here is the Transfer of Care for GPs booklet and here is the Bariatric surgery - Transfer of care leaflet that we give to patients
The RCGPs Ten top tips for the management of patients post bariatric surgery in primary care is a useful, easy-read guide of considerations to take in the management of a bariatric surgery patient. For information on the different operations, please use the appropriate tabs on the side bar (link: gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass).
The Homerton Bariatric Service pathway is for patients to be transferred back to the care of their after 2 years of post-operative care. If there are any concerns, the GP is welcome to contact us for guidance, or to refer them back to our care.