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Community Eating Disorders Service (CEDS) Great Yarmouth & Waveney

 What help do you offer?

At the Community Eating Disorders Service, we provide support if you have severe forms of eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.  We strive to offer the best possible care and support to maximise your potential for independence, choice, social inclusion and recovery. ​

 How do I get help from your service?

We accept referrals from GPs or other health professionals via Access and Assessment at Northgate Hospital.​

 What hours is your service available?

Monday09:00 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 17:00
Thursday 09:00 17:00
Friday 09:00 17:00

 What can I expect from you?

We aim to provide individual treatment packages including:

  • A specialist comprehensive eating disorder assessment

  • Assessment of the impact of your illness on you and your carers

  • Comprehensive risk assessment

  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment

  • Physical health monitoring and close links with physical health specialists (dieticians, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists)

  • Psychological assessments and formulation

  • Formulation of a comprehensive care plan

  • Carer assessment and support

  • Psychological treatments including CBT, family intervention and compassion focussed interventions

  • Psychiatric treatments including a full range of pharmacological interventions aimed at the eating disorder and co-morbid psychiatric disorder

  • Community refeeding programmes including meal planning and support

  • Access to nonspecialist inpatient facilities providing options for further assessment and treatments where appropriate (Step-up)

  • Access to nonspecialist inpatient facilities post discharge from specialist eating disorder (Step-down)

  • Consultancy to community recovery teams including joint working

  • Consultancy to primary care including GPs and practice staff

 What is the main address of your service?

Resource Centre
Northgate Hospital
Northgate Street
Great Yarmouth
NR30 1BU​

 How can I contact you?

If you need support from us, please speak to your GP or other health professional about a referral. ​

 What conditions do you treat?

Anorexia nervosa
Bulimia nervosa
Binge eating disorder.​

 What support do you offer carers including friends and family?

We offer carer assessments, support, information and advice. ​

 Clinical Team Lead

Fiona Lain

 I need help urgently! Who do I call?

​If you are already being treated by us, please call 01493 337812.