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Eating Disorders News news

9 August 2019

Welsh Government seeks views on draft plan

The Welsh Government wants to hear your views on their draft ‘Together for Mental Health delivery plan 2019 – 2022’. Members of the public, service users, carers and organisations can submit their feedback online by 30 August 2019.

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18 June 2019

Adult eating disorder services postcode lottery puts lives at risk

A new report published today shows that adults with eating disorders in some parts of England have to wait, on average, more than ten times longer for treatment than in other areas and face a postcode lottery.

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8 January 2019

New NHS plan boosts young people’s services but adults need more support

The Long Term Plan for the NHS is published, laying out the strategy for the NHS for the next ten years has been published.

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23 November 2018

Number of boys admitted to hospital for eating disorders doubles

Reacting to the figures, Beat’s Director of External Affairs Tom Quinn said, “There is increasing awareness that, contrary to stereotypes, eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that affect people of all genders and backgrounds.

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11 March 2019

New eating disorder waiting times targets could urgently help adult sufferers

The NHS has today for the first time indicated that waiting times targets could be introduced for adults with eating disorders in England.

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8 July 2019

Guidance urges better support for families and carers

Beat has launched new guidance encouraging healthcare providers to ensure better support for families of people with eating disorders.

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9 July 2019

Wales Government seeks views on new national curriculum

The Welsh Government wants to hear your views on their draft national curriculum. It will outline what schools will be expected to include in their curricula from 2022 onwards.

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17 January 2019

Reasons to Take Part in The Triangle Project

The Triangle Project is so important because we know that when patients are in transition, the risk of relapse is very much heightened.

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14 January 2019

£7 million for mental health of under-18s in Wales should support eating disorder sufferers

The Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething will today announce an additional £7 million of investment for children and young people’s mental health in Wales.

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9 August 2019

Scotland to write new best practice guidance

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN) has started the process of writing new best practice guidance for clinicians treating people with eating disorders in Scotland.

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