Figures show a 10% rise in admissions for eating disorders in Wales

Wales Online has reported that according to NHS figures the number of people beingadmitted to Welsh hospitals for eating disorders increased by 10% in just oneyear. Health board statistics show there were 274 admissions between 2011-2013, with an increase from 130 to 144 between 2011-2012 and 2012-2013.

A spokeswoman for eatingdisorder charity Beat Cymru told Wales Online: “The increase in hospital admissionsfor people with eating disorders is concerning and could indicate that peoplehave been unable to access support at an earlier stage in their illness.”

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