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Covid: Government ‘failed health staff’ and warning over eating disorders

The number of people admitted to hospital with eating disorders have risen by 84% over the past five years in England. The Covid pandemic made an already the growing problem in young people even worse, with lockdowns, in particular, having a devastating impact on the most vulnerable, according to mental health charities. Psychiatrists say too many young people have died when their lives could have been saved with early treatment and help.

Source: BBC

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