80% of people who are overweight or obese will fail to achieve and maintain weight loss using just diet and exercise. For these people it’s not a lack of willpower or as simplistic as saying eat less and exercise more.

Our aim is to get the right treatment to the right patient at the right time. We want to make all those seeking to lose weight and maintain weight loss aware of the treatment options available and the research and evidence that supports these options. In this way each person can make informed decisions

Prof le Roux speaks at The Last Word with Matt Cooper on the drastic impact of the delay in bariatric services on patients lives.