Interviews by Key Speakers from LEDC 2019

Source: Soundcloud - The Mental Elf

27 January 2020

Listen to interviews by some of the key speakers at LEDC 2019 about what they believe the biggest issues in eating disorders are today

Podcast Interviews were recorded before the conference and at the 2019 conference, with the following key experts in eating disorders

(Click on each name to play):

  • Rachel Bryant-Waugh & Ian Frampton: preview the key themes of LEDC 2019, including the importance of putting patient perspectives at the heart of everything we do

  • Susie Orbach: why she is still fighting about food and feminism 40 years after her classic book: 'Fat is a feminist issue' was published

  • Professor Anna Keski-Rahkonen from University of Helsinki talks about the prevalence of eating disorders in Finland, and how school nurses are helping to identify young people with eating problems as early as possible

  • Professor Mike Slade discusses hope, recovery and mental health

  • BEAT Ambassador & Specialist Dietitian Kerry McLeod shares her own lived experience of eating disorders 

  • Eric van Furth from University of Leiden Medical Centre talks to us, alongside his colleague Hiske Visser, about the ways they involve people with lived experience in their eating disorders services in the Netherlands

  • Professor Tony Young, the National Clinical Lead for Innovation at NHS England talks about digital technologies and mental health

  • Richard Andrews, Founder and CEO of Healios examines the digital technology for people with eating disorders that is currently being rolled out in the NHS