The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) hosted its first research event in July. The event brought together around 40 people, including people with lived experience of eating disorders, clinicians, NHS research and development staff, commissioners, academics and students from both University of Bristol and the University of the West of England.
Helen Malson, who co-directs the Eating Disorders HIT, said:
“Our first research event as a HIT was a great success, with some very informative presentations. It’s vital that effective research into eating disorders and eating disorders services takes place. We’re looking forward to our next research event in early 2017, where we hope to engage with even more researchers,clinicians, patients and families.”
The event was held in July at the University of Bristol. Attendees heard from: