Fresh hope for starving Emma

(L>R) Dad Allan, sister Amy- Marie, mum Beverley Duffy, and Emma Duffy on the ward in Middlesborough Hospital on Christmas day 2013. Duffy . Emma Duffy, 24 of Chesterfield suffers from the  eating disorder anorexia and has not eaten in a year. Mother Beverley is fighting to raise the �million needed for Emma's treatment.
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(L>R) Dad Allan, sister Amy- Marie, mum Beverley Duffy, and Emma Duffy on the ward in Middlesborough Hospital on Christmas day 2013. Duffy . Emma Duffy, 24 of Chesterfield suffers from the eating disorder anorexia and has not eaten in a year. Mother Beverley is fighting to raise the �million needed for Emma's treatment. for copy see RPYANOREXIC Ross Parry/ Tom Maddick

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An anorexic woman who has tried to kill herself nine times has been discharged from hospital amid fresh hope of specialist treatment.

Emma Duffy, 24, who also battles borderline personality disorder could be accepted for treatment at The Retreat in York, after doctors agreed to reapply for funding.

Emma Duffy looking incredibly thin with her spine clearly on show in November 2013. Emma Duffy, 24 of Chesterfield suffers from the  eating disorder anorexia and has not eaten in a year. Mother Beverley is fighting to raise the �million needed for Emma's treatment.
for copy see RPYANOREXIC
A girl became anorexic and hasn't eaten in over a year after she heard a teacher calling students FAT - when she was just EIGHT.
Emma Duffy, 24, is so gripped by anorexia she relies on liquid nutrition to survive and has tried to kill herself NINE times - even resorting to swallowing razor blades.
The former student from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, has been repeatedly sectioned under the mental health act and has also cut her legs and poured boiling water over her arms.

  
Ross Parry/ Tom Maddick
Emma Duffy looking incredibly thin with her spine clearly on show in November 2013. Emma Duffy, 24 of Chesterfield suffers from the eating disorder anorexia and has not eaten in a year. Mother Beverley is fighting to raise the �million needed for Emma's treatment. for copy see RPYANOREXIC A girl became anorexic and hasn't eaten in over a year after she heard a teacher calling students FAT - when she was just EIGHT. Emma Duffy, 24, is so gripped by anorexia she relies on liquid nutrition to survive and has tried to kill herself NINE times - even resorting to swallowing razor blades. The former student from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, has been repeatedly sectioned under the mental health act and has also cut her legs and poured boiling water over her arms. Ross Parry/ Tom Maddick

The hospital is one of the only centres in the UK to treat both illnesses together.

Mum, Beverley Duffy, of Walton said the former Parkside pupil has been ‘in good spirits’ since the application was resubmitted.

She said: “It could be a good outcome. Emma is keeping positive, she is going out with her friendsand keeping herself busy.

“She still isn’t eating but it is just one step at a time.”

Picture shows Emma Duffy who became anorexic and hasn't eaten in over a year after she heard a teacher calling students FAT - when she was just EIGHT.
See Ross Parry copy RPYANOREXIA
Emma Duffy, 24, is so gripped by anorexia she relies on liquid nutrition to survive and has tried to kill herself NINE times - even resorting to swallowing razor blades.
The former student from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, has been repeatedly sectioned under the mental health act and has also cut her legs and poured boiling water over her arms.
Picture shows Emma Duffy who became anorexic and hasn't eaten in over a year after she heard a teacher calling students FAT - when she was just EIGHT. See Ross Parry copy RPYANOREXIA Emma Duffy, 24, is so gripped by anorexia she relies on liquid nutrition to survive and has tried to kill herself NINE times - even resorting to swallowing razor blades. The former student from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, has been repeatedly sectioned under the mental health act and has also cut her legs and poured boiling water over her arms.

A spokesperson for The Retreat said he couldn’t comment on individuals, but it would be dealt with through the referall system.

Emma’s family launchedthe Saving Emma campaign last month in a bid to raise the moneyfor private treatment at The Retreat – around £156,000 a year.

The find out more about the campaign visit www.facebook.com/savingemmaduffy or follow @savingEmma1 on Twitter.

 

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