RESOURCES FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

HELP FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

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GPs are often the first point of contact when seeking information and support on eating disorders.

As a GP, you are likely to be the first health professional a person with an eating disorder or carer will come in contact with. A GP’s role in the treatment of eating disorders can include prevention, identification, medical management in a primary care setting and referral (NEDC, 2015). 

Clinical Guidelines

Clinical Guidelines for Therapeutic Interventions in Eating Disorders. The Clinical Guidelines were written in 2021 by Dr. Jenny Gilmore in conjunction with Eating Disorders Qld.

These guidelines are based on best available evidence from research and literature, as well as the insights of EDQ practitioners. They offer a guide to providing community based care and support for both those living with eating disorders, and their loved ones and key supports.

Referring to Eating Disorders Queensland

EDQ is a self-referral clinic. We ask that all potential clients contact us in the first instance. GPs are welcome to send referral paperwork or GP reports to EDQ (via email), and we will keep it on file until such time as the client reaches out. We do not have the capacity to contact each client that is referred to us.

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Medical Monitoring Guidelines

QuEDS Clinical assistance

Queensland Eating Disorders Service: Specialist Consultation Clinic

Outpatient Clinic, Level E, Ground floor, Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Donate today

All donations over $2 to Eating Disorders Queensland are tax deductible and give real people access to counselling, practical assistance to support recovery, groups, equipment for the centre and books for our library. You can make a one-off or regular monthly donation. We would love to acknowledge your generosity and support. Please let us know if you would like to be listed as one of our supporters on either our website or in our annual report.

Get involved

Volunteers support our valuable work and goals. We offer a range of volunteering opportunities across a broad range of interest areas, such as event planning, administration tasks, cooking, and gardening. Join our volunteer team or keep an eye out for specific volunteer opportunities via our social media.

Eating Disorders Queensland

We support a vibrant community of individuals recovering from an eating disorder, including people with lived experiences, carers and family members.

LOCATION:
51 Edmondstone Street,
Yuggera Country,
South Brisbane, QLD 4101

CALL: (07) 3844 6055

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