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# Eating Disorders

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
HSE spent €13.5m sending eating disorder patients to UK despite €0 for new adult beds in Ireland
This month
May 2024
New eating disorder treatment hub to open for Kildare and parts of Dublin and Wicklow
Last month
April 2024
Ireland condemned for ‘exporting people to the UK’ for eating disorder treatment
HSE missed deadlines to open 5 critical eating disorder treatment hubs
This year
Life with an eating disorder: 'Don’t wait for rock bottom'
Last year
Parenting: Tips for supporting children and young people with body image issues
Fiona Flynn
No funding being provided this year for development of more HSE eating disorder services
Slow rollout of eating disorder services 'destroying lives'
All time
More than three-fold increase in number of children being admitted for eating disorders
6% of eating disorder patients admitted to hospital have received specialist care since 2018
Staff vacancies behind the decision to close 11 beds at Dublin CAMHS unit
Progress made on eating disorder services 'somewhat slow', politicians to be told
The Explainer x Noteworthy: How is inadequate care impacting people with eating disorders?
People waiting longer to access specialist eating disorder care
'Eating disorders don't just stop': Teenagers losing services on transition to adult care
Delays, distress, deterioration: Health system failing people with eating disorders
HSE reports 'surge' in referrals to adult eating disorder services
Criticism as Dept of Health spends €230k sponsoring Operation Transformation series
RTÉ’s Operation Transformation criticised over 'dieting culture' ahead of its return tonight
'I had gotten to the stage where I was starting to think about making myself sick'
'The eating disorder crept in': Kilkenny twins on their experience dealing with anorexia during lockdown
'More and more students are coping with anxiety through either restricting their eating or binge eating'
Dr Aoife O'Sullivan
People with eating disorders presenting more unwell since pandemic
There's been a 66% increase in eating disorder hospital admissions during pandemic in Ireland
Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere
Advice for people with eating disorders, and their loved ones, this Christmas
Opinion: Eating disorders are ruthless but specialised regional care is hard to find
Joyce Russell
Opinion: Stop diverting funding allocated for eating disorders to other areas
Fiona Coyle
'People are afraid of relapsing': Dealing with an eating disorder during this time of uncertainty
Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders
This is what you should do to support a friend with an eating disorder, according to the experts
Eating disorder centre criticised for not having a psychiatric nurse on duty at all times
'Recovery is possible': A third of people seeking help for eating disorders have had one for over 10 years
Here's the problem with To The Bone, the new Netflix film about eating disorders
'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'
Hannah Tyrrell
Getting help: What to do if you or someone you know has an eating disorder
Barry Murphy
Increasing numbers of older people are suffering from eating disorders
Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders
89% increase in middle-aged people seeking help for eating disorders
'An eating disorder is often an incredibly isolating experience'