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68 anorexia admissions in Western Trust over past three years

Anorexia sufferers were admitted to hospital on 68 occasions in the Western Trust.

Anorexia sufferers were admitted to hospital on 68 occasions in the Western Trust.

  • by Kevin Mullan
 

Anorexia sufferers in the Western Trust were admitted to hospital on 68 occasions over the past six years, the Health Minister Edwin Poots has revealed.

Between 2007/8 and 2012/13 there were almost 70 separate inpatient admissions. This peaked at 18 in 2010/11, falling back to 11 in 2012/13.

The figures referred to the number of inpatient admissions in the Trust with a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa.

 

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