Sunshine Coast Eating Disorder Access Trial


About the trial

Australia’s first trial of a best practice evidence-based approach to eating disorders treatment in a primary health network is being held on the Sunshine Coast.

The trial will provide primary and allied health professionals with access to training, knowledge, financial benefits and tertiary support. Outcomes of the project will influence future government policy on care pathways for people with eating disorders.

Trial Dates:

  • Referrals are being accepted from 1 February 2019
  • This is a three year trial, with intake concluding 31 October 2020
  • Final evaluation at 30 May 2021

The trial will improve access to:

  • Guided self help (GSH)
  • Family based treatment (FBT)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy – enhanced (CBT-E)
  • Specialist supportive clinical management (SSCM)
  • Treatment as specified in an individual psychiatric management plan



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