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Eating Disorder Service

The Hope Wing
Porters Avenue Health Centre
234 Porters Avenue

Tel: 0300 555 1216
Fax: 0844 931 0137

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Category: Community Mental Health Teams, Counselling, Eating Disorders, Psychology

Service Description:
The eating disorder service (EDS) offers specialist assessment and treatment to people aged eight and above (adults, adolescents and children). The service works with individuals and their families to support them in their recovery. Services provided include:

- psychological treatments delivered on an individual basis, to families and in groups;

- dietetic input and nutritional support;

- medical and nursing assessment and intervention

The decision to offer a service will be based upon the individual's ability to benefit from treatments for an eating disorder.

The EDS team includes a consultant psychiatrist, specialist adult and CAMHS nurses, CBT therapists, family therapists, dieticians and psychologists.

Are referrals necessary? Referrals will be accepted through GPs, community mental health teams, home treatment teams (HTT) and the A&E liasion service