We provide an urgent admission service within 24 hours of referral.  Patients are typically referred to our service via the NHS, but we can also admit private or insurance funded patients. There is no catchment area and we have admitted patients from all parts of the UK, from British nationals living abroad and foreign nationals living in Britain.

Admissions Criteria:

  • Aged 8-18 years

  • Diagnosis of an Eating Disorder with/without co-morbidities

  • Informal or Detained under MHA 1983

  • Under the care of local CAMHS or other international equivalent Responsible Clinician


Please contact the Centre Manager for any further information.

Download the Patient / Carer Information Booklet


The Ellern Mede Service for Eating Disorders

Holcombe Hill,
The Ridgeway,
Mill Hill,
London  NW7 4HX
T: 08444 725 111
F: 08444 725 202