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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...
84% increase in UK ED admissions in last 5 years

84% increase in UK ED admissions in last 5 years

A Royal College of Psychiatrists’ analysis of NHS Digital hospital admissions data for eating disorders shows 11,049 more admissions in the five years to 2020/21, compared to 2015/16. This is an increase of 84% reaching a total of 24,268 admissions. The full data set...
CQC Good Rating for EMR

CQC Good Rating for EMR

CQC ‘Good’ Rating on Five Key Lines of Enquiry The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated Ellern Mede Ridgeway as ‘Good’ in its latest inspection report published 9 May 2022. The CQC also identified two areas of Outstanding Practice.  As well as the overall ‘Good’...
Postgraduate therapy careers

Postgraduate therapy careers

If you are a therapy or health and social care graduate, have you considered receiving specialist direction for a career in treating young patients who are working to recover from eating disorders? You may have chosen a professional therapy career for many reasons,...
The chance encounter that is saving Nicky’s life

The chance encounter that is saving Nicky’s life

Ellern Mede colleagues are inspired by Ward Clerk, Nicky Marks, who has found positivity and a fighting spirit to beat cancer AND raise money for a charity close to her heart. Her lovely close family, friends and colleagues have joined her in these endeavours and...