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Report by PACAC: Too many avoidable deaths from Eating Disorders

On 18 June 2019, the House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) published its report Ignoring the Alarms follow-up: Too many avoidable deaths from eating disorders. The report sets out conclusions and recommendations across 6 areas.

The Committee launched its inquiry to highlight the findings of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman's (PHSO) Ignoring the alarms: How NHS eating disorder services are failing patients report and to investigate what progress had been made in implementing the report's wider recommendations. The government welcomes the scrutiny of the Committee in this important area and its subsequent report.

The document sets out the government’s response to the Committee’s conclusions and recommendations.

Read the full document here

Source: Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, August 2019