The Priory Hospital Woking will be opening a new 6-bed service for private patients over the age of 18 requiring treatment for eating disorders to cope with demand - as well as providing specialist aftercare (daycare).
A Priory expert has warned about the influence of ‘fitspiration’ posts on social media as he urged people to be alert to the signs of eating disorders.
Professor Janet Treasure visited The Priory Hospital Glasgow on the 7th October 2016 and shared some of her thinking and experiences with the hospital’s eating disorder staff.
The 16 day long festival that was the Olympic Games was in most ways a grand celebration, and one in which Great Britain played a wonderful part. However, there’s a side separate to the trials and tribulations, the glory and despair of the athletic events, that has become apparent in the wake of the games: body and image shaming.
Negative body image is something that affects most people at some point in life. It's very common to feel unhappy with a specific part of your body.
Patients and staff at Priory’s flagship Roehampton Hospital, in Priory Lane, Roehampton, South West London, helped raise more than £250 for BEAT – the eating disorders charity.
The child and adolescent psychiatrist, from Woodbourne Priory Hospital in Edgbaston, said parents often sought help only when their child’s eating disorder was entrenched, and the child seriously ill.
Dr Pippa Hugo, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Lead Eating Disorder Consultant at Priory Hospital Roehampton, provides advice for parents who may be concerned their child has an eating disorder...
All Priory Adult Eating Disorder services across nine hospitals have now achieved a Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) accreditation, which places them at the forefront of eating disorder service delivery in the UK.
School pupils are feeling compelled to digitally enhance their images before posting them on social media because they are unhappy with their appearance - and desperate to avoid cyber criticism.