Eating disorders

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Recognise and support patients with eating disorders

2021-11-12T17:12:00+00:00By Dr Emma Nash

Dr Emma Nash discusses the role of primary care in assessing and monitoring patients who present with symptoms and risk factors for eating disorders

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Top tips: eating disorders

2019-03-28T17:25:00+00:00By Dr Dominique Thompson

Dr Dominique Thompson offers 10 top tips for general practice on the role of GPs in managing eating disorders, including signs to look out for, the right questions to ask, and the need for referral without delay

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Eating disorders: patients need early diagnosis and rapid treatment

2016-12-15T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Richard Sly

Dr Richard Sly explains how early diagnosis and treatment is crucial in eating disorders and why GPs should recognise and refer patients for prompt intervention

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GPs need to signpost children with obesity to good local services


Professor Julian Hamilton-Shield explains the thinking behind the NICE quality standard on prevention and lifestyle weight management in children and young people with obesity