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Eating disorders: recognition and treatment [NG69]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.2.10

If an eating disorder is suspected after an initial assessment, refer immediately to a community-based, age-appropriate eating disorder service for further assessment or treatment.

What was measured: Proportion of patients who died by suicide and who had a diagnosis of an eating disorder who were in contact with specialist eating disorder services.
Data collection end: December 2015
Area covered: UK
Source: National Confidential Enquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness. Annual Report.

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