We have developed our policies over a number of years to guide our work supporting those affected by eating disorders. Our policies outline our views on the ways eating disorders are treated and these views are the basis from which we take action.
You can find out more about both our internal and external policies within this section.
Self-referral for specialist assessment removes a significant barrier by allowing individuals to refer themselves or their loved one to the local eating disorder service.
The Senedd election is a crucial opportunity to influence eating disorder policy and support in Wales for the next five years.
Beat has published a report on the risks to people with eating disorders caused by government anti-obesity strategies.
Intensive programmes, such as Day Treatment Programmes (DTPs) and home-based treatment, are becoming more common in the treatment of eating disorders.
Beat has launched new guidance encouraging healthcare providers to ensure better support for families of people with eating disorders.
The General Election is an important opportunity to have your say over access to treatment and support for people affected by eating disorders.
Veganism is a way of living based on the principle of avoiding animal use as much as possible, encompassing both dietary and non-dietary choices.
There are a number of reasons why people with a diagnosis of an eating disorder may transition between services. This paper proposes a series of best practice standards for adoption by all healthcare providers offering eating disorder services.
The All Party Parliamentary group on eating disorders was formed in 2019 and since then it has been bringing together MPs from across Parliament to improve policy, in particular improving access and treatment for people affected by eating disorders and measures that support prevention and early intervention.
Find out more about the research into eating disorders carried out by Beat and other institutions.