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New online eating disorder learning for dietitians, oral health teams and community pharmacy teams

18 Nov 22

HEE have launched eating disorder learning specifically for dietitians, oral health teams and community pharmacy teams with NHS England and the charity Beat.


Eating disorders are common and Anorexia Nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. However, people with eating disorders have better recovery rates and a reduced risk of relapse when they receive the right support as early as possible.  


There are three new eating disorder webinars for each professional group which outline individuals’ lived experiences in varied settings. The webinars also direct the learner to further reading and reflects on the Royal College of new Medical Emergencies in Eating Disorders (MEED) guidance. Each webinar takes approximately 10-15 minutes to complete and can be undertaken at the learner’s own pace. 


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This new learning forms a wider suite of training that has been developed and tailored for specific staff groups supporting patients and service users with eating disorders. The current training available is for medical students, foundation doctors, nursing workforce, GPs and primary care clinicians as well as teams supporting medical monitoring on the elearning for healthcare eating disorder programme webpage.   


Thank you to our partners at Beat for contributing and developing this learning programme with us and their ongoing mission to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.  


To find out more, visit the eating disorders elearning programme webpage


Additional mental health learning can be found on HEE’s mental health webpage or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   

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