The South West AHSN has worked with eating disorder services in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to support implementation of FREED across the region. Our support has included funding for two FREED champion roles to launch FREED services in Devon.
We convened and facilitated a monthly community of practice for FREED champions in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to access peer support, share learning and collaborate. All four eating disorder services were offered advice and guidance from our evaluation and learning team to design a service evaluation, with two services presenting their findings at a national FREED shared learning event in March 2023.
The FREED model is now offered by all eating disorder services in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.
Since July 2020: