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Online training package for health professionals release first mental health module on eating disorders

14th July 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first mental health module on eating disorders. London’s dynamic e-learning portal for acute paediatric health professionals is now in its second year, with 871 paediatric representatives registered from across all 30 acute hospital sites in London. Developed by Healthy London Partnership, in collaboration with Health Education […]

New eating disorders guidelines launched for educational professionals

2nd March 2020

To coincide with Eating Disorders Awareness Week (2-8 March 2020), Healthy London Partnership, has launched guidelines – in partnership with Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity – for educational professionals about helping children and young people with eating disorders to seek treatment. These guidelines are being dispatched to schools and colleges across London to increase […]

Guidelines for primary care professionals on referring children and young people with eating disorders endorsed

24th February 2020

In partnership with Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, we have produced guidelines for primary care professionals about treating children and young people with eating disorders. Eating disorders are serious mental health conditions. There are many common eating disorders and it is vital that children and young people with eating disorders and their families and […]

My recovery

27th February 2017

Laura Phelan, founder of Phelan Well and a member of our young people’s steering group, talks about being diagnosed with an eating disorder at an early age, her experiences of care in London and her personal road to recovery. My name is Laura, I’m twenty-four and I run a wellness and fitness business to improve mental […]

Key resources

5th October 2015

This page provides a summary of the websites associated with organisations and initiatives that aim to support better mental health and wellbeing for children and young people. Follow the links to explore their resources.  Child Outreach Research Consortium (CORC) Offers a range of information and tools on why undertaking the measurement of the emotional wellbeing of […]

Eating disorders

7th August 2015

This page offers guidance for assessing, treating and monitoring children and young people with eating disorders.  Eating disorders are complex disorders that can have many underlying causes, and tend to manifest during adolescence.  There are multiple types of eating disorders, which is why it is crucial for medical professionals and families to recognise the symptoms early on. NICE […]