Exclusive: Experts say NHS services are failing those in need of help as admissions nearly double in six years

‘People shouldn’t have to move away’: getting care for an eating disorder

The number of admissions to hospital of patients with potentially life-threatening eating disorders has almost doubled over the past six years, amid warnings from experts that NHS services to tackle anorexia and bulimia are failing to help those in need.

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