Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference

Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference Specialists from Newbridge spoke at a conference established to raise awareness of eating disorders. Newbridge House Clinical Manager, Rachel Matthews and Senior Dietitian, Samantha Grigg, chaired a session titled: Are healthy eating messages in the media putting young people at risk of eating disorders? The conference, which […]

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Newbridge’s unique programme to improve self-esteem presented at national conference

An innovative new approach to improving self-esteem developed at Newbridge will be presented at a national conference. Assistant Psychologist Hannah Biney will describe the Newbridge self-esteem programme and initial results which show consistent improvements for all patients. Her presentation will be to the Children and Young People Eating Disorders Research Consortium on May 12 at […]

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Tackling the challenge of exercise during recovery from an eating disorder

The issue of exercise can cause a lot of worry and uncertainty when an individual is recovering from an eating disorder. Over-exercising is often a feature of anorexia, carried out compulsively as a tool in weight loss and maintenance of the disorder. Eating disorder inpatient units provide an environment where exercise is very precisely managed. […]

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Christmas with an eating disorder – what helps? How to cope? A practical guide for families who have a child with an eating disorder

PREPARATION It may be helpful to begin by acknowledging how different members of the family feel about Christmas including their fears, concerns and hopes. For a person with an eating disorder, there may be raised anxiety about the abundance of rich food during Christmas, the Christmas meal itself and the need to eat together with […]

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Newbridge Psychiatrist in BBC Film about Diabetes and Eating Disorders

Newbridge consultant psychiatrist Dr Tony Winston has worked with the BBC in the development of an informative programme about diabetes. In his post with Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, Dr Winston established the first clinic in the country for people with both an eating disorder and diabetes. Dr Winston explains the little-known interaction between […]

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UK national charity Beat trustees praise Newbridge House

Trustees from the UK’s eating disorder charity, Beat, visited Newbridge House to find out more about our service, which is currently the only one of its kind to achieve an “outstanding” rating. Beat is a highly respected charity which is at the forefront of the drive to improve awareness of and treatment for eating disorders. […]

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Newbridge House links up with the University of Warwick to provide medical training

The University of Warwick and Newbridge House already have close links, collaborating on a research project and on a digital initiative to train teachers in eating disorders awareness. Newbridge already offers four to six week placements for medical students from St George’s, University of London and the University of Sheffield, but this will place Newbridge […]

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OPEN DAY FOR NURSES ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Newbridge House is holding an Open Day for nurses on Saturday, October 1, to show what it is like to work in our outstanding-rated service. Demand for our national, specialist service has grown and consequently we are looking for qualified nurses committed to making a difference. The Open Day will provide an opportunity to see […]

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