Children and Young People's Community Eating Disorders Service - NHFT

Type of service:
Health Services
The Brambles, 2 Willow Close, Kent Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN5 4GL
Telephone number:
0300 027 1822
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Service description:

NHFT's countywide community specialist eating disorder service offers treatment to children and young people up to the age of 18. It offers assessment and treatment to young people with a diagnosable eating disorder including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. 

The service offers a range of evidence-based interventions within the community to young people and their families and carers. It is a multidisciplinary team made up of a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, a senior clinical psychologist, dieticians, a family therapist, and specialist nurses.

Who is this service for? Children up to the age of 18 with a diagnosed eating disorder.

How to access this service: Referrals can be made by healthcare professionals such as your GP, school nurse, or C.A.M.H.S. worker via the Children and Young People's Referral Management Centre (RMC).

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Age range:
0 - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
  • Referral management centre (RMC)
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