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Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2017

To mark National Eating Disorders Awareness week, Bournemouth University, Students' Union Bournemouth University and Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a series of events on the 27 Feburary- 5 March 2017.


Look out for #bued1617 hashtag for  programme and talk updates.

Monday 27 February

Title: Transforming eating disorder services
Speaker: Dr Ciarán Newell, Dorset HealthCare
Venue: Student Hall, Talbot House, Talbot Campus
Time: 11:00-12:00

Tuesday 28 Feburary

Title: Eating disorders and medication
Speaker: Dr Carla Figueiredo, Consultant Psychiatrist, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust.
Venue: BG14 Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth House
Time: 13:00-14:00

Title: Eating disorders: early intervention and prevention work in schools
Speaker: Jess Griffiths
Venue: BG14 Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus
Time: 14:00-15:00

Wednesday 1 March


Title: The role of emotions in eating disorders
Speaker: Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier, Lecturer Department of Psychology
Time: 10:00-11:00
Venue: Allsebrook Lecture Theatre

Title: Poorly controlled diabetes or eating disorder
Speaker: Micki Bennett, Eating Disorders Community Services Manager, Dorset HealthCare NHS Foundation Trust
Time: 12:00-13:00
Venue: BG11, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus

Title: My Journey
Speaker: Lucy Evans, BSc Mental Health student, Level I, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Time: 14:00-15:00
Venue: BG11, Bournemouth House, Lansdowne Campus


Title: About Normally Abnormal (Comedy Gig)
Speaker: Dave Chawner, Comedian
Time: 21:00-22:00 (Doors open 19:00. Please take your seats by 20:00)
Venue: The Old Fire Station, Lansdowne Campus

All events will be held at the Talbot and Lansdowne Campuses and are open to BU students, staff and the wider community. We hope the range of events will raise students, staff and the public awareness of eating disorders.



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