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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

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Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED)

The Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) works with services to assure and improve the quality of services treating people with eating disorders and their carers. Through a comprehensive process of review, we identify and acknowledge high standards of organisation and patient care, and support other services to achieve these.

Involving service users and carers in QED is a priority, and people with first hand experience of using eating disorders services are encouraged to get involved in all stages of the accreditation process.

Accreditation assures staff, service users and carers, commissioners and regulators of the quality of the service being provided.


Why get Accredited?

Developments in mental health services have focused on community-based services. This has often led to a diluted...

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QED Standards

We believe that it is important that our standards reflect the issues which make a difference to the experience of the person...

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QED is a collaboration between the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the British Psychological Society, the College of...

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QED Members

All our members and their current status can be viewed online.

Members' List - updated 04/09/17


News and Events

QED Summer Newsletter 2017

QED Peer-Reviewer Training 2018

Please read our QED Peer-Reviewer Agreement before booking yourself onto the training!




Clinical supervision is a professional relationship between a staff member and their supervisor.  A clinical supervisor...

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QED Resources

Here are some resources relating to adult inpatient services, available for download - click on the link to open or save..

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Quality Network For Eating Disorders (QED) please contact the Project Team.

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