Becca had to relocate to get treatment after being told she would be put on a waiting list

Eating disorders: NHS reports surge in hospital admissions

Even though an eating disorder has disrupted many aspects of Becca’s life, she never expected to have to relocate because of it. But after a spell in hospital while at university, she could not move back home.

“My inpatient unit said I had to start treatment within two weeks but when I approached services in Norfolk, where I am from, I was told I’d be put on their waiting list … I didn’t know how long that could take,” she said.

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