Anorexia

Health written question – answered on 8th September 2014.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to ensure that psychological tests able to screen for anorexia are available through the NHS.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

Treatment for eating disorders is provided through child and adolescent mental health services and through adult mental health services. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has produced guidance on the treatment of anorexia which includes tools that can be used to diagnose eating disorders.

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