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Nightingale Hospitals London - National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019

Friday 26th February – Sunday 3rd March

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event challenging the myths and misunderstandings that surround anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified).  

For more information about the theme for this year’s awareness week, please click here.  

Are you seeking expert opinion or comments related to National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2019?

Nightingale Hospital’s lead consultant psychiatrist for eating disorders Dr Helen Murphy; and lead therapist for eating disorders Dr Joanna Silver are available for comment on the following issues and their treatment:

  • Eating disorders in older adults

  • Growing number of eating disorders in adult males

  • How ‘dirty’ is ‘clean eating’?

  • Could veganism be masking an eating disorder?

  • How can social media influence an eating disorder?

Dr Silver can also comment on bingeing, bulimia, anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder.

Nightingale Hospital’s specialised eating disorder service has a strong multidisciplary team consisting of expert psychiatrists, occupational therapists, dieticians, therapists and nurses.  

All staff are highly trained and have many years of experience in treating eating disorders in numerous settings.


For comment or for interviews, please contact:         

Esther Porta

Press Officer  

Sinoué Nightingale Hospitals London

Mobile: +44(0) 7870 439158