Nurses should participate in educating individuals on healthy eating, encouraging physical activity, implementing dietary changes and cognitive restructuring of an individual’s mental state as well as supporting them through the journey of reducing their weight. The Department of Health in London developed a package for health professionals and patients, equipping both with information about obesity management, obesity care pathways. (DH 2009a).Nurse as a health professional should follow the guidelines for patient assessment as set out by NICE(2006b). There are many models that could be considered for making lifestyle changes effective in an individual’s life. Maryon-Davis- the three ‘Es’ model was developed to tackle obesity through three strategies known as; encouragement, empowerment and environment ( Maryon-Davis, 2007). Encouragement could be used to persuade an individual to make positive changes in their lifestyle like changing diet and taking exercise.