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Beat's statement on COVID-19 vaccine prioritisation

27/01/2021

The Government has stated that those suffering from severe mental illnesses (SMI...

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Lords call for greater support for people living with eating disorders

Lords call for greater support for people living with eating dis...

21/01/2021

Members of the House of Lords call for greater support for people living with ea...

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Beat responds to new 2019 Health Survey for England findings

04/01/2021

Beat has responded to the NHS 2019 Health Survey for England, which found t...

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Beat receives new grant from Tampon Tax Fund

27/11/2020

Beat has received a new grant from the Tampon Tax Fund as part of its latest rou...

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An update from Beat as we adjust to the second lockdown

12/11/2020

As we adjust to increased restrictions again, Beat continues to respond to the c...

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​ Beat's response to the conclusion of Averil Hart’s inquest

09/11/2020

In 2012, 19-year-old student Averil Hart, who was unwell with anorexia nervosa,...

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Beat campaigners celebrate improvement in NHS app

14/10/2020

Public Health England has introduced new measures to safeguard people who are un...

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Welsh Government provides Beat with new funding to expand Welsh...

01/10/2020

Beat has received a grant of £30,940 from the Welsh Government to continue its w...

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Obesity and eating disorders are not separate issues

25/09/2020

Katy experienced binge eating disorder in 2017. Following the recent launch of t...

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Helpline demand soars with 28% of new contacts noting coronaviru...

07/09/2020

Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, has reported demand for its Helpline ser...

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Research reveals toll of pandemic on those with eating disorders

24/08/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a profound, negative impact on nine out of ten p...

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Beat's response to Channel 4's Lose a Stone in 21 Days

06/08/2020

Beat, the UK's eating disorder charity, has responded to the TV programme L...

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