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Eating disorders: NHS reports surge in hospital admissions

Exclusive: Experts say NHS services are failing those in need of help as admissions nearly double in six years The number of admissions to hospital of patients with potentially life-threatening eating disorders has almost doubled over the past six years, amid warnings from experts that NHS services to tackle anorexia and bulimia are failing to help those in need. Related: What are your experiences of eating disorder treatment? Tell us Related: Long NHS delays can be 'devastating' for patients with eating disorders Continue reading.
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