Eating Disorders

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th November 2018.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Labour/Co-operative, Preston

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many adult (a) male and (b) female inpatient facilities are available for the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and other specified feeding or eating disorders in (i) Lancashire and (ii) England.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England commissions 415 specialised adult eating disorder beds across England, 42 of which are in the North West: 10 in Preston, 18 in Cheadle and 14 within the Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Data on the number of male and female beds is not collected.

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