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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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Beat welcomes the publication by NHS England of its first ever guidance setting out what patients and carers should be able to expect from adult eating disorder services.

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2019 sees the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Scottish parliament and Beat have been working to ensure maximum positive engagement for our campaigners to engage with their MSPs.

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It’s your work that has made the results we’ve achieved this year possible. Many people have been moved by your stories and your determination to ensure that others don’t have to suffer in the same way that many of you have.

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On behalf of Beat and its service users, we would like to say a big thank you to our fantastic fundraisers and donors for raising £742,413 over the past year.

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This week is Volunteers' Week! We’re delighted to take the next few days to recognise the fantastic work of all of the people who so generously give their time to Beat.

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Stereotypes about who gets an eating disorder are preventing BAME, LGBT+ and people from less affluent backgrounds from seeking and getting medical treatment, according to research.

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We welcome Instagram’s recent increases in its security measures to protect users from content that promotes eating disorders.

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The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is undertaking a review of the safety of over-the-counter stimulant laxatives, considering their overuse in people with eating disorders.

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An evaluation of eating disorder services has found that inpatient wards have stopped accepting males because of the way single-sex rules for wards were interpreted.

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We welcome the Government’s decision to focus on early support for mental health with these proposals, and their recognition of the key role that schools and colleges can play.

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In December the UK Government published a green paper aimed at improving the support available to children & young people in schools, colleges, & mental health services in England.

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