An age inclusive Community-based Eating Disorder Service for Children and Young People and Adults presenting with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder (children only) and related diagnoses
Services are accessed through our single point of assessment – AAT, on 0300 123 1334. We accept professional referrals from GPs, school nurses, health visitors and social workers.
The core hours for community services are 9:00 – 17:00. However we do offer extended hours of operation for this service as part of our in reach to support mealtime planning.
The aim of the service is that children and young people who have an eating disorder have access to timely, integrated high quality, multi-disciplinary mental health services to ensure effective assessment, treatment and support for them and their families.
This will involve holistic service user-centred treatment, including psychiatric care, physiotherapy, specialist nursing care, psychological therapies, specialist dietetics and nutrition, placing the service user’s needs at the centre of a specialist treatment pathway of care, supporting the service user, their families, carers and supporters towards recovery and improving quality of life and health – physical, psychological and social.
The Eating Disorder service is a county-wide service but is delivered from two main sites: in West Suffolk at Bury North IDT, Newmarket Hospital, Exning Road CB8 7JG / in East Suffolk at Coastal IDT, Walker Close Ipswich IP3 8LY.
Bury North IDT – 01638 558650 / Coastal IDT – 01473 279200
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder (children only) and related diagnoses. Co-morbidities will be jointly treated with IDT Pathways.
Systemic family engagement, involvement in care planning, carers support and groups, formal Carers Assessments.
AAT - 0300 123 1334