HSE Briefing Statement – Children
Health Service Executive 2021a
- A HSE briefing statement from 05/01/2021 highlighted the impact of the pandemic on children, including increased presentations of anxiety and anorexia nervosa.
Ireland: Child and adolescent services
Sources: Barrett & Richardson 2021; Busher & Richardson 2020; Kelleher 2021; Doyle 2021; Connolly 2021; Delaney 2021; Fogarty 2021; Holliman 2021
|Child & Adolescent Regional Eating Disorder Service (CAREDS), Cork/Kerry||
|Crumlin, Temple Street, Tallaght, CAMHS||
|Sligo/Leitrim Mental Health Services||
Source: Bermingham 2021
Health Service Executive 2021b
|NCP-ED 2020 Outcomes|
Barrett, E. & Richardson, S. (2021) Invited Editorial: Eating Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ireland, Irish Medical Journal, 114(1), 233.
Bermingham, D. (2021) Big surge in eating disorder referrals during Covid-19 lockdown. Irish Examiner. Retrieved from https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40223948.html
Busher & Richardson, S. (2020) The Impact of Covid-19 on presentations of anorexia nervosa. The Temple Street Experience. Oral Presentation, Irish Paediatric Association Annual Conference.
Connolly, E. (2021) Major surge in teen eating disorders during pandemic. Southern Star, p.6.
Delaney, M. (2021) People with eating disorders presenting more unwell since pandemic. TheJournal.ie. Retrieved from https://www.thejournal.ie/eating-disorders-ireland-unwell-pandemic-5353079-Feb2021/
Doyle, L. (2021) Eating disorders up by forty per cent. Donegal News, p.10.
Fogarty, J. (2021) Lockdown exacerbating eating disorders, health forum told. Roscommon Herald, p.22.
Health Service Executive (2021a) Briefing Statement. The Current Situation of Children 5th January 2021: Health, Education, and Covid-19. Dublin: Health Service Executive.
Health Service Executive (2021b) National Clinical Programme for Eating Disorders. Our Growth in 2020. Dublin: Health Service Executive.
Holliman, S. (2021) Admissions for eating disorders quadruple in Galway during pandemic. Tuam Herald, p.4.
Kelleher, L. (2021) Children with eating disorders more than triple during lockdown. Irish Mail on Sunday, p.4.