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Weight and smoking courses proposal

A south Wales health board are considering making smokers and overweight patients go on stop-smoking and weight-loss courses before they can have certain operations.

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Fat loss classes proposed by health board

A Welsh health board could ask smokers and obese patients to go on anti-smoking and weight loss courses before they can have certain operations.

The proposals would not include those who need emergency treatment, and patients would receive treatment upon completion of the course. But it's been condemned by one leading obesity group.

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