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Researchers at King’s College London have launched the largest ever study into eating disorders with partners Beat and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BioResource.

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Beat is delighted to announce that we’ve received funding to set up a Helpline hub to help more people affected by eating disorders.

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The NHS and leading eating disorder charity Beat have drawn up new guidance to help people of all ages suffering with an illness and their families cope over the festive season.

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Beat is urging caution in response to recently published research into food labelling and calorie consumption.

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We’ve announced the keynote speakers for 2020’s Eating Disorders International Conference! Will you be joining us in Glasgow on 18 and 19 March?

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Most political parties have now published their manifestos, setting out their priorities, including for the NHS and mental health.

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New research published in the online journal BMJ Open this week indicates that the annual number of new cases of anorexia nervosa among eight- to twelve-year-olds in the UK and Ireland is around double that of a previous estimate in 2006.

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Outpatient treatment for eating disorders, including intensive day or home-based treatment, could significantly reduce costs to the NHS and still be as effective as inpatient treatment .

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An ambitious four week waiting time target for eating disorder treatment across child and adult services has been proposed by the Welsh Government.

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The NHS in England has this summer pledged a major boost to the funding of children and young people’s eating disorder services.

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More young sufferers and their families will benefit from Beat’s vital support as the UK’s eating disorder charity has been awarded more than £1 million in National Lottery funding.

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