Eating disorders: what to do when waiting for the referral

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Eating disorders: what to do when waiting for the referral

Our clinic recently had a situation of waiting with a patient who was losing 1 kg per week. They had a referral to a secondary service but some time away. The parents were very distressed.

Some useful resources for parents while they wait include:

For clinicians: Regional clinical pathways page

Gems are chosen by the Goodfellow director Dr Bruce Arroll to be either practice changing or practice maintaining. The information is educational and not clinical advice.



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