Kwasi Kwarteng MP visits National Slimming Clinic in Staines
Kwasi Kwateng Conservative MP for Spelthorne, recently met with staff and patients at OMA affiliated Staines National Slimming Clinic. The visit is part of an on-going course of engagement by OMA to educate local political representatives about the work being done to combat obesity in their constituency.
Sheila Dunne, Manager of the Staines clinic explained to Mr Kwarteng that currently 20.4% of the adult Surrey population is overweight or obese, while this is below the national average of 24.5% it remains an alarming figure. Mr Kwarteng then met the patients at the forefront of OMA’s drive to tackle obesity who are taking responsibility for their condition and striving to improve their own health with the help of specialist doctors.
Speaking after the visit, Kwasi Kwarteng said:
“During my visit to the Slimming Clinic in Staines I met staff, doctors and talked to patients about their personal experiences. I learned a lot. The Clinic is very professional and friendly, and the methods being used to help and guide patients are making a real difference to peoples’ lives.”
OMA members are continuing to meet and brief their constituency MPs over the coming months to raise awareness of alternative medical solutions to help tackle obesity, demonstrate how clinics can transform people’s lives and show how they can save the NHS and the tax payer significant amounts of money.