Day in the life of a Dietetics Assistant

Day in the life of a Dietetics Assistant

We follow Millie, a Dietetics Assistant at Ellern Mede Derby, as she starts her day managing our patients nutrition. Millie is a dedicated, caring and compassionate member of our team. She is part of a larger team that cares for our patients and assists our Lead...
We attended London’s first eating disorders march

We attended London’s first eating disorders march

On Saturday 20th May 2023 Hope Virgo lead the first ever eating disorders march through London. We witnessed a passionate and determined crowd march from Trafalgar Square to Westminster to catch the attention of both the public and government and demand an increase of...
EDAW & ME; A Personal Look into Our Ward Administrators Experience

EDAW & ME; A Personal Look into Our Ward Administrators Experience

Sometimes, when I’m lost in daily life, Eating Disorders Awareness Week feels a little bit pointless to me. The moment you walk through the door here at Ellern Mede Derby, you’re aware. From the poster talking about effective meal support, the board displaying all the...
Children’s Mental Health Week 2023

Children’s Mental Health Week 2023

Children’s Mental Health Week 2023 took place from 6-12 February 2023. This year’s theme was Let’s Connect and we encouraged people to make healthy, rewarding, and meaningful connections.  New figures from Place2Be reveal that nearly 78% of young...
Welcome to Ellern Mede; My Beginning as the Marketing Officer

Welcome to Ellern Mede; My Beginning as the Marketing Officer

“Recovery is just a matter of learning to eat better,” “They just need to stay away from social media” are the thoughts I had prior to joining Ellern Mede as the new Marketing Officer. My experience working with mental health was minimal on the first day of my...
World Mental Health Day 2022

World Mental Health Day 2022

Today marked the observation of World Mental Health Day 2022. Whilst the pandemic has, and continues to, take its toll on our mental health, today brings us the chance to reconnect and provides us with an opportunity to improve our efforts to protect our mental...