Spotlight: The truth about weight-loss injections

So-called ‘skinny jabs’ have been heralded as game-changers for weight management.

Wegovy (semaglutide) is due to be launched in the UK imminently, will soon be available from community pharmacies, with large chains already setting up waiting lists for people wanting to get the weekly injection privately.

In this episode, Nigel Praities, executive editor, talks with Dawn Connelly and Emma Wilkinson about how these injections work, who is eligible for them and concerns about whether community pharmacies can provide the long-term lifestyle and psychological support needed for weight loss to be successful.

This episode was produced by Geoff Marsh.