Ridgeway Eating Disorder Inpatient Clinic

Ellern Mede Ridgeway has a strong record of supporting young people to overcome eating disorders. Our exceptional results have brought hope to hundreds of patients and their families over the past 16 years. The clinic has three main care settings – a high dependency ward, a recovery ward and a pre-discharge ward. We provide NHS England-commissioned eating disorder beds as well as having additional capacity for private patients. Inpatient treatment is available for those with eating disorder condition at our Ridgeway clinic.

Our multidisciplinary team are experts in eating disorders. We work closely with patient’s families, together supporting the young people in overcoming their difficulties. We also work closely with GPs, Paediatricians, Health Professionals and NHS commissioners. We use evidence based approaches in our work with young people and their families.

Please call 0203 209 7900 or email [email protected].

Internationally renowned specialist eating disorders treatment

Ellern Mede’s multidisciplinary team of experts are specialists in childhood eating disorders. Each patient receives a personalised care plan that suits their circumstances, minimising disruption to their day to day life. The service provides the benefits of:

  • Specialist and well-resourced multidisciplinary team
  • Education on site from specialist teachers
  • Preparation for discharge
  • Access to a full care pathway including outpatient care following discharge


“Ellern Mede Ridgeway’s beautiful grounds and excellent school complement the clinical care we give to children and young people. Families are welcomed for regular visits, CPA meetings and kept informed every week. We have a monthly Parent’s Group.”

Dr Hind Al Khairulla

Interventions and therapies available for children and young people at Ellern Mede Ridgeway

  • Initial psychiatric assessment
  • Physical and Mental Health assessments including specialist tests as required (eg blood tests, scans, psychometric testing, neuropsychological assessment)
  • Psychiatric sessions
  • Psychological therapies including:
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    • Cognitive Remediation Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
    • Psychoeducational interventions
  • Family therapy
  • Coaching on meal support
  • Specialist Dietetic input and meal plans


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How to get to Ellern Mede Ridgeway

Ellern Mede Ridgeway
Holcombe Hill
The Ridgeway
Mill Hill
London NW7 4HX

Ways to get to there

Ellern Mede Ridgeway is easily accessible from main motorway routes and is a short drive from M1 Junction 2 and M25 Junction 23.
Public Transport Directions:
Nearest railway station: Mill Hill Broadway
Nearest tube station: Mill Hill East (Northern Line)
Local Buses: 240 & 251


NHS referrals

Ellern Mede has provided specialist Tier 4 eating disorder services to the NHS since 2000. We respond to referrals within 24 hours.

Private referrals

Call now for immediate access to Ellern Mede specialist private eating disorder services. Accepted referrals begin treatment within two weeks or faster in emergencies.