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Former patient Emily revisits Huntercombe Cotswold Spa

University student and former patient Emily revisits Huntercombe Cotswold Spa. She shares her story of recovery from an eating disorder.

Huntercombe Hospital Cotswold Spa school wins “outstanding” Ofsted rating

Our school for young people with eating disorders in Broadway, Worcestershire wins ‘Outstanding’ rating amid praise for its ‘inspirational’ leadership. Huntercombe Hospital Cotswold Spa’s school helps to ensure young people undergoing treatment for eating disorders (often Anorexia or Bulimia) do not fall behind in their academic studies. Ofsted’s…

Huntercombe award winners at Cotswold Spa

Huntercombe Hospital Cotswold Spa recently held their local Huntercombe Hero awards.  Young people staying at the hospital were given the opportunity to nominate staff for the following seven categories.  Winners of the awards were as follows: Towards Excellence Award – This was jointly presented to Sarah Powell, Senior…

A joined-up approach to diabulimia

Managing type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes is hard enough without having to worry about your weight. That is the day-to-day reality for many diabetics, though, particularly if they are young, female and prone to habitual media distortions around body shape and image. Some type-1s try to square this…

A day in the life of a Senior Support Worker

Sarah Powell, a senior support worker at Huntercombe Hospital Cotswold Spa tells us what a typical day is like. ‘It’s actually really hard to talk about a typical day because honestly, no two days are ever the same. There are of course, some routine things that happen every…

Grow our own nurses: Sarah’s story

Sarah Powell, Senior Support Worker at our specialist eating disorder hospital in Broadway, Worcestershire  tells her story of her journey so far with Huntercombe. ‘From an early age I knew I wanted to work in healthcare. Initially I was interested in midwifery however when applying for university I…

Are you concerned that someone you know has an Eating Disorder?

If the answer is “yes” to one or more of the following questions, there may be cause for concern.  You should let the person know you are worried about them and talk about how they would like to be supported, including talking to their GP. Does the person…

Learn more about eating disorders

To help improve understanding about eating disorders we have created a short video.  If you or someone you care about has an eating disorder and you want to know more about the condition and the types of treatment which can be given then watch this.

New lounges at Cotswold Spa

We have recently refurbished our lounges for young people to make the environment as welcoming as possible.

Musical talent at Cotswold Spa

We were delighted to have been gifted a baby grand piano from a local benefactor. We are really lucky to have amongst our very gifted young people some very talented musicians who have been thrilling us with their musical skills.