Lunchtime Learning - Medical aspects/complications of eating disorders


This online Lunchtime Learning event: 

Medical aspects/complications of eating disorders

with Dr Raewyn Gavin, Paediatrician ADHB took place on 

Thursday 9 September 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm




Presenter: Dr Raewyn Gavin, Paediatrician ADHB

    Raewyn Gavin is a general paediatrician at Starship Children’s Hospital. Starship started a programme for inpatient management of eating disorders in 2009 and is overseen by a multidisciplinary team. They have seen a steady increase in numbers of young people admitted with eating disorders, particularly in the last year. Raewyn is interested in medical aspects of eating disorders, including acute medical instability and also the long term impact on reproductive, bone and brain health.

    Resources relation to this event:

    Whāraurau is proud to be able to offer a series of monthly online trainings. These Lunchtime Learning events provide an opportunity for ongoing education and connection for the ICAMH, AOD, NGO and PHO sectors.

    Future topics for 2021 include:

    • Impact and approaches to maternal addiction, Chandni Prakash - Waitemata DHB
      Thursday 14 October 2021
    • Talking to young people about drugs: tips, guides and resources, Phil Glaser - Drug Foundation 
      Thursday 11 November

    Please contact us if there is a specific topic you would like to hear more about or if you are able to offer a presentation at one of our Lunchtime Learning events. Email [email protected] 

    Previous Lunchtime Learning recordings and presentations can be found here:


    Thursday 9 September 2021, 12pm-1pm