Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Professionals Homepage

Welcome to the section of the NOF website dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals.


  • Click here for the "Managing obesity in primary care" training resource.
  • Click here for the the obesity care pathway and toolkit.
  • Click here for the NOF's position on the GMS contract.
NOF resources are designed to help prevent and treat obesity in adults. The management of obesity in childhood needs advice from organisations such as MEND.


BMA Foundation - Research grants open for application from 01 January 2018


Research grants open for online application from 01 January 2018


The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. One of these grants, the Josephine Lansdell, is to assist research in the field of heart disease. Applications are invited from registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA, and can be for either research in progress or prospective research.


This grant, and other BMA Foundation grants will be available to apply for online on the BMA Foundation website from 01 January 2018. The application deadline is 2 March 2018.


The Foundation would like to raise awareness of the availability of this grant to as wide an audience as possible. Given the scope of your organisation we would be grateful if you could promote the availability of this grant to interested individuals.


Please also find attached a copy of the BMA Foundation grants poster for your interest. Please feel free to disseminate this information as widely as possible, in particular to any potential applicants.



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