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12 May 2022

NHS staff shortage puts children and young people at risk

Leading mental health charity Beat find that shortage of NHS staff is putting children and young people’s lives at risk

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28 February 2022

Over two thirds of people with an eating disorder feel their GP did not understand how to help them, new survey finds

Over two thirds of people with an eating disorder feel their GP did not understand how to help them with their illness

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11 May 2021

Funding for young people’s eating disorder services diverted despite rising demand

Clinical Commissioning Groups in England increased their spending on children and young people’s community eating disorder services by just £1.1m in 2019/20, despite having received an extra £11 million in funding for these services, a new report has found.

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4 March 2021

New Government announcement about plans to address obesity

The Government has announced new plans to support those living with obesity to lose weight. This announcement follows the Government’s obesity strategy “tackling obesity”, which was launched in July 2020.

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