UK friends: two-day conference for families and professional teams

Great F.E.A.S.T. News:

F.E.A.S.T. UK is delighted to announce a two day conference, on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th November, in Nottingham for all families and professional teams involved in the ECHO (Expert Carers Helping Others) project, members of F.E.A.S.T. (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorders) and Maudsley Carers.  

The objective of the conference is to meet, learn, discuss and exchange ideas and offer support, help and advice in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.  

We will be having a keynote speech on Friday 23rd November by Professor Janet Treasure, Professor South London & Maudsley NHS Trust Director Eating Disorder Unit and Professor Psychiatry Guys', King's & St Thomas' Medical School, London and a member of the F.E.A.S.T. Advisory Panel. 

Susan Ringwood, CEO of Beat and a member of  Professional Advisory Panel for F.E.A.S.T. will be talking about what carers can do and how families can help as well as the Beat Carers Workshop project.  

Gill Todd, retired Head Clinical Nurse of Eating Disorders Unit in the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust will be doing Carers Workshops for both professionals and families.  

We will also be having a presentation and discussion with Dr Maria Finnis (John Radcliffe) and Dr Rachel Polonsky on the power of the internet and parents.  

There will be presentations by various F.E.A.S.T.members, including Fiona Bromelow (FEAST Board Member and BEAT Carers Ambassador) and Charlotte Bevan (C&M ED Productions
on You Tube).


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