Eating Disorders Awareness Week summit

News: SLP

The first week of March is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which aims to put a spotlight on eating disorders in order to raise awareness, and educate on the need for support and assistance for those in need. 

The awareness week is run each year by UK eating disorder charity, Beat, to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders which affect around 1.25 million people in the UK. This year’s week focuses on binge eating disorder. 

As part of the week of action, a virtual eating disorders awareness summit will take place on: 

Wednesday 3 March 2021 from 2pm to 5pm. 

Organised by the South London Mental Health and Community Partnership (SLP), it will be an opportunity to learn about services available and for your contributions to help shape their future. 

Topics covered will include: 

  • What is the SLP and where do Eating Disorders Services fit in?
  • The impact of COVID-19 on Eating Disorders services
  • The importance of Eating Disorders specific training for staff working in Eating Disorders services 

The event is open to service users, carers, clinical directors, service directors, clinicians, ward managers, matrons, MDT and relevant senior staff working in Adult Eating Disorders, CAMHS and Forensics within the three collaborative SLP trusts. Independent sector providers and other stakeholders in South London are also welcome. 

Please register via this Eventbrite link

If you require more information please contact Involvement@swlstg.nhs.uk or download the event flyer or agenda.

The SLP is a collaboration between Oxleas NHS, SLaM and SWL&StG trusts who deliver mental health services to a population of more than 3m people. 

Published on 26th February 2021