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Budget announcements

Budget announcements

The health sector media has reacted to the Autumn budget announcements with disappointment that mental health has not taken a higher priority. The HSJ carries a story headlined: “The budget has placed the NHS and government on a collision course”. The reason is...
A deadly treatment delay we can change

A deadly treatment delay we can change

Of all the very important messages we read in the B-eat research into eating disorders announced in parliament on 15 November 2017, it is that the largest part of treatment delay lies between the appearance of symptoms and people realising they do have an eating...
Ten tips for self-compassion after an eating disorder

Ten tips for self-compassion after an eating disorder

Ellern Mede has visited US unit Eating Recovery Centre (ERC) and found their work with eating disorders to be successful. Ellern Mede Katie Bendel works in Family Liaison for ERC. Here we share her tips for people who are self-managing after receiving an eating...
RCP champions early intervention in ED

RCP champions early intervention in ED

The Royal College of Psychiatry’s child and adolescent psychiatry faculty is boldly commenting on the status quo with regard to the extent of provision of NHS mental health care for children, both inpatient and outpatient. Faculty vice-chair, Dr Jon Goldin said...
Nine truths about eating disorders

Nine truths about eating disorders

US Eating Disorders expert Dr Cynthia Bulik provides these nine insights important for anyone who wishes to understand more about eating disorders. They come from her presentation ‘Eating Disorders – Myths Busted’. Read them here. Truth #1: Many people with eating...