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27 November 2017

Celebrating our Beat Fundraisers!

This week we’re celebrating the support and achievements of all our wonderful fundraisers. Beat could not exist without their contributions.

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27 November 2017

Beat IT at the Santa Run 2017

Beat IT are Beat’s team of Ambassadors & supporters who've experienced an eating disorder in some way, whether personally or as a carer.

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24 November 2017

A look back at "Eating Disorders: Support for the Frontline"

Over the two days of our Frontline conference, we’ve been delighted to hear from people with a wealth of experience in eating disorders.

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23 November 2017

"What I wish I'd known then" – Carers reflect at Frontline

Throughout our Frontline conference, we looked at the ways eating disorders affect carers, as well as how they can support their loved one.

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22 November 2017

How to care for yourself as you're caring for others

Beat are hosting a two-day conference designed for those caring for someone with an eating disorder in either a personal or professional capacity.

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15 November 2017

Delaying for years, denied for months

We found that on average, people were waiting for three-and-a-half years between their symptoms first emerging and treatment starting.

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15 November 2017

Three-and-a-half-year delay for eating disorder treatment worsens illness and cost to the NHS

People with eating disorders face a three-and-a-half-year delay between falling ill and starting treatment.

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30 October 2017

Beat's statement on "Talking to Anorexia"

We thank the BBC and Louis Theroux for taking a sensitive approach, and the individuals filmed for the programme, who very bravely shared their stories.

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27 October 2017

Statement on CQC Report

The findings of the CQC report published today confirming children and young people are still waiting too long to access mental health services are worrying.

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24 October 2017

Beat delivers petition to Westminster calling for quick referrals from GP

The UK’s eating disorder charity, Beat, has presented a petition with 9,134 signatures to the Department of Health.

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11 October 2017

‘We Can’ – Online skills training for carers

Researchers at KCL have developed an online training programme designed to provide information, skills & support to carers of people with anorexia.

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10 October 2017

National eating disorder charity asks employers for support and understanding on World Mental Health Day

The 10 October is World Mental Health Day, an international event that aims to encourage discussion about mental health issues.

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