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Key role for Newbridge at international conference

Presentations on body image, outcomes and workshop leadership. Newbridge House clinicians gave presentations and led sessions at the prestigious Eating Disorders International Conference (EDIC) in London in March 2016. The event, organised by the national charity Beat, brings together eating disorders professionals from all over the world and the UK to present research and discuss […]

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Measurement and innovation: seventh Newbridge Masterclass with Dr Sloane Madden

Eating disorders professionals from throughout the UK gathered for the seventh Newbridge House Masterclass with Dr Sloane Madden. Dr Madden, who leads the largest public eating disorders service in Australia, delivered a highly comprehensive and engaging day of training on March 14th. Sessions encompassed: the role of hospitalisation in the treatment of anorexia nervosa – […]

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Newbridge House young people and staff “sock it to eating disorders” to support Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Young people and staff at Newbridge House have been “socking it to eating disorders” to mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week. They wore brightly coloured socks and produced posters and bunting in support of the campaign, running February 22 to 28. Eating disorders awareness week is led by national eating disorders charity Beat, to raise vital […]

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The full programme of Newbridge House Eating disorder Masterclass with Dr Sloane Madden is published

The full programme for the seventh Newbridge House Masterclass with Dr Sloane Madden from Australia has been finalised. The day’s training, on Monday March 14th, 2016, will provide a comprehensive overview of recent research and reflection on what this means in a clinical context. Themes for the day will include: outcomes from different treatments, managing […]

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Newbridge House in BBC Radio interview on selective eating disorder

Newbridge House clinical manager Rachel Matthews has been interviewed by BBC Radio about selective eating disorder. Known medically as Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Rachel explains how to recognise this disorder and how it is treated. The interview for BBC WM morning show was broadcast on Tuesday, January 12. Newbridge House regularly works with the […]

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Major redevelopment unveiled creating age specific eating disorder units

A major redevelopment project has been completed, creating a self-contained Garden House, new administration centre and therapy suite. The two semi-detached houses next to the main house were purchased in 2014 and extensive redevelopment work on the two properties is now complete. This has created significant extra space in the main house and at the […]

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Government and charity leaders visit Newbridge House

Two of the UK’s most influential figures in eating disorders and mental health recently visited Newbridge House. Andrew Radford, chief executive of Beat and Claire Bethel, Deputy Director, Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing at the Department of Health, both came to find out about the Newbridge treatment model. “My visit to Newbridge […]

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Eating disorders Master Class with Professor Caroline Meyer

The sixth Newbridge Master Class took place with Professor Caroline Meyer of the University of Warwick on December 11. The day was focused on mealtimes with eating disordered people and compulsive exercise, with Professor Meyer presenting key research evidence and participants engaging in wide-ranging debate. Professor Meyer, of the Institute of Digital Healthcare at the […]

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