Call Now 020 3209 7900
Focus on Eating Disorders Awareness 1-7 March

Focus on Eating Disorders Awareness 1-7 March

Eating Disorders Week in 2021 (1 – 7 March) sadly marks the impact of a global pandemic – increased incidence of eating disorders; longer waiting lists for treatment; but possibly an increase in awareness. We are delighted to report Ellern Mede is now COVID-free. Bed availability should normalise now.

read more
Mind Maze by patients

Mind Maze by patients

Time to Talk Day 2021 inspired Ellern Mede patients to create a Mind Maze, working in collaboration with staff. Therapeutic activities are co-ordinated by Activity Co-ordinators and supervised by our Occupational Therapy Team. This provides patients with opportunities...

read more
8.3% reduction in mental health stigma

8.3% reduction in mental health stigma

Ellern Mede is delighted to hear that Time to Change, England's most ambitious campaign to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems, has so far resulted in an 8.3% change in public attitudes. MIND Charity reports that...

read more
The power of small talk

The power of small talk

This Children's Mental Health week, patients at Ellern Mede will share their thoughts with one another and staff about whether talking about their thoughts, behaviours, feelings and mental health helps them. They will make posters and work with expert staff on...

read more
Rapid Flow tests for EM workers

Rapid Flow tests for EM workers

Ellern Mede has implemented onsite Covid-19 testing daily for our essential keyworkers - this has been taking place since September 2020. The results are available within minutes and give our workers and patients peace of mind that they are not unwitting carriers of...

read more
Success against the odds

Success against the odds

We are delighted this former patient wants to share this news and give her our heartfelt congratulations: “At the beginning of my treatment at Ellern Mede, I was in a position where I hadn’t been at school for 2 years and was really rather poorly - however, in the...

read more

Latest blog posts

Ellern Mede specialists in eating disorders treatment children and young people