GPs sought for eating disorder referral register

A national counselling service for people with eating disorders needs GPs.

The Butterfly Foundation seeks GPs from around the country to sign up to its register of health professionals, which it uses to refer on some of the thousands of clients it helps each year through its telephone and online counselling service.

Foundation spokeswoman Frances Cook said it already had the details of many psychologists, dietitians and counsellors but few GPs, who made up a vital part of the treatment team.

"We have