What changes are needed to improve young peoples eating disorder services?

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Dobson, Emily
Publisher
YoungMinds
Date of publication
1 May 2019
Subject(s)
Children and Young People
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The response to the Public Affairs Committee  investigates young peoples' eating disorder services and finds:

Whilst government has invested in care for young people suffering from eating disorders, and services provided for young sufferers have been improved, and targets have been set also, to reduce patient waiting times, meeting these access targets greatly varies across England.

In many cases young people and their families do receive insufficient support and guidance after discharge from inpatient units or outpaptient services.

Young people express the wish for greater involvement in decisions about their treatment.

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