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“All Eyes are on You”

Training focusing on meal times, including interviews with patients on an inpatient unit in a study entitled “All eyes are on you.” Consideration of parental modelling during mealtimes and what strategies can be applied when disordered eating develops. Afternoon sessions will focus on exercise, encompassing the LEAP programme and compulsive exercise. Download this programme

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Someone said I was Fat

This is a film for teachers to use in schools and services for young people “Someone said I was fat” has been developed to be viewed by children and young people ideally at an age where they become increasingly conscious of body image and disordered eating can begin. Of course, individuals develop differently. However, we […]

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Latest master class: lively debate during popular programme with Australian professor

The latest Master Class event with Professor Stephen Touyz produced lively, wide ranging debate throughout a very well received programme. Professor Touyz, who has written six books and published more than 300 papers, provided a comprehensive overview of key new research and invited participants to debate and appraise approaches to the treatment of patients with […]

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New space for therapy, support and parking with major expansion

Newbridge House has invested in new facilities which will provide substantial additional space for therapy, recreation and service support. The two residential houses next door to Newbridge have been purchased and work is currently underway to adapt and redesign both properties. The house adjoining Newbridge is being renovated for office and administration, freeing up rooms […]

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Drive for safe management of severely ill patients with anorexia

There was close audience engagement and discussion throughout the latest Master Class focusing on the physical management of severely ill patients with anorexia. Leading the Master Class which took place on January 23, Dr Paul Robinson spoke of his deep personal commitment for improving the care for acutely ill patients who come into general medical […]

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The latest newsletter from Newbridge has been published

We produce regular newsletters for parents and carers, the health and education professionals and commissioners we work with. They provide a wide range of information about our service, showing new developments, research and staff news. The latest newsletter can be downloaded here

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Internationally renowned Australian professor will lead Master Class in March 2015

Eminent Australian clinical psychologist Professor Stephen Touyz will lead a Master Class at Newbridge House on March 20th, 2015. This will be the fifth in the successful series, bringing internationally recognised specialists to Newbridge and enabling eating disorders professionals from different services to train together. Professor Touyz is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Honorary Professor […]

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Praise for high staffing ratios at Newbridge House

Newbridge House is regularly noted for high nurse staffing levels which are well above the minimum levels. The core service always operates at a ratio of at least one member of staff for every two patients at all times during the day. The core service involves providing support to young people during meal times and […]

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