Eating Disorders: Health Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 30th June 2022.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people under the age of 25 (a) receiving and (b) awaiting inpatient treatment for eating disorders in the latest period for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Gillian Keegan Gillian Keegan Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

As of 30 April 2022, there were 519 children and young people and 171 adults aged 24 years old and under with an eating disorder occupying an inpatient bed. No estimate has been made of the number of people awaiting inpatient treatment for an eating disorder.

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