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- About the BDA: annual report, strategic plan, impact report and bylaws.
- BDA History: the third 25 years, published January 2012.
- Careers pages: information on this web site for would-be dietitians, details of courses for serving dietitians, and advice for dietitians qualified overseas seeking employment in the United Kingdom. Includes a free Careers Leaflet.
- Dietitian? Nutritionist? Nutrition Therapist? Diet Expert?
The BDA has published a leaflet to explain to the public exactly what differences there are between dietitians, nutritionists and nutritional therapists.
Please feel free to download the leaflet and use wherever you think it is useful.
- Food Fact sheets: our most popular resource. Regularly updated easy-to-read information sheets, with information sources for those who would like to read more.
- Information Standard: what it is and how it regulates our publications.
- Policies: BDA policy statements.
- Weightwise and Teen Weightwise web sites: currently under review.
- Allergies in infants: Practical Dietary Prevention Strategies for Infants at Risk of Developing Allergic Diseases, Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group, (September 2010).
- Code of Professional Conduct (published 2008). In the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of diet and nutrition problems, dietitians have a responsibility to act in a professional and ethical manner. The Code of Professional Conduct provides a governance framework to ensure the accountability of dietitians who work in the interest of public safety at all times.
- Core Standards for Intensive Care Units: Ella Segaran Chair of Dieticians in Critical Care Specialist Group of the British Dietetic Association was a member of The Core Standards Working Party of the Joint Professional Standards Committee, authors of the Standards. Section 1.5 of the core standards refers specifically to the role of the Dietitian in the multidisciplinary critical care team.
- Council of Europe Food and Nutritional Care in Hospitals: poster of the 10 Key Characteristics of good nutritional care in hospitals (October 2007).
- Curriculum Framework for the Pre-Registration Education and Training of Dietitians.
- Dietary Management of Autism
produced by Dietitians working in the Dietitian’s Autism Special Interest Group (DASIG), supported by the British Dietetic Association Specialist Mental Health Group, January 2011.
- Dietetics Today: the monthly magazine for BDA members.
- Dysphagia Diet Food Texture Descriptors, NPSA March 2012
(replacing the National Descriptor Guidelines for Texture Modification in Adults).
- Evidence Based Dietetic Guidelines: Protein Requirements Of Adults on Haemodialysis And Peritoneal Dialysis, Executive Summary, BDA Renal Nutrition Group.
- Home Enteral Tube Feeding for Adults with a Learning Disability, produced by the Enteral Tube Feeding in the Community for Learning Disabilities (ETFiC4LD) Group, a sub-group of the Specialist Mental Health Group of the British Dietetic Association (currently under review).
- Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics (link to publisher Wiley site).
- Key Facts: information sheets designed to raise the profile of dietitians and highlight their varied roles in different speciality areas.
- Making Sense of Social Media:
BDA Professional Guidance on Social Media (published July 2013).
- Manual of Dietetic Practice (4th edition) and Clinical Paediatric Dietetics (3rd edition).
- Mind the Hunger Gap: our malnutrition campaign web site.
- NNEdPro: the Need for Nutrition Education Programme: laying the foundations of nutrition knowledge relevant to clinical and public health practice.
- Nutritional Care of Adults with a Learning Disability in Care Settings, produced by:
Dietitians working with Adults with a Learning Disability and members of the Scottish Dietetic Learning Disability Clinical Network supported by The British Dietetic Association Specialist Mental Health Group (revised June 2012).
- The Nutrition and Hydration Digest: Improving Outcomes through Food and Beverage Services (2012) is primarily written for those involved in food provision in care settings.
Additional reference (Nov 2012).
- Outcomes Model (April 2011). This paper provides an introduction to, and a model for, the development of dietetic outcome measures in care settings.
- Protein Requirements Of Adults On Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis: guidelines and executive summary - Renal Specialist Group's Evidence Based Dietetic Guidelines (June 2011).
- Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr): a voluntary, competency based register for Sport and Exercise Nutritionists.
- Standards for Dietetic staff working in Adult Critical Care (July 2013).
To be incorporated in to the Core Standards for Intensive Care Units document, this is expected to supersede the Intensive Care Society Standards for Intensive Care.
- The Value of Nutritional Care in Helping the NHS to Deliver on the NHS Outcomes Framework, produced by the BDA in partnership with the British Specialist Nutrition Association (October 2013): briefing paper and Briefing Summary.
- Weaning - Complementary Feeding: Introduction of solid food to an Infants Diet (April 2013).
- Weight Management for Adults with a Learning Disability Living in the Community (March 2011).
- Working with patients with eating disorders Lay Statement – MHG Guidance Document: (April 2011).
Although the documents in this section are not accredited with the Information Standard Mark the BDA have internally endorsed them as providing information of a high standard.
- The National Osteoporosis Society has published Vitamin D and Bone Health: A Practical Clinical Guideline for Patient Management, the UK’s first clinical guideline for health professionals identifying and treating vitamin D deficiency.
The Guideline, which has been developed by a group of clinicians and scientists with expertise in vitamin D and osteoporosis, describes who should be tested for vitamin D deficiency, how the results should be interpreted and how deficiency should be treated. For the first time, UK healthcare professionals now have balanced, expert advice on the management of patients with vitamin D deficiency, which has previously been relatively neglected and inconsistent around the UK.
- Fuel Your Body: for the teenage sport person (2011). Produced by the all-island agency responsible for promoting messages about food hygiene, food safety and healthy eating. For more information, please visit www.safefood.eu.
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) web site. Revised UK standards were published at the end of October 2013 in order to address continuing “shortcomings” in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) services.
- Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community, including a pathway for the appropriate use of oral nutritional supplements (ONS). Produced by a multi-professional consensus panel.
- Parkinsons: Best practice guideline for dietitians on the management of Parkinson's (2010):
Guidelines for dietitians working with people with Parkinson's - produced by the British Dietetics Association in association with Parkinson's UK.
- NDR-UK manages resources produced by several BDA specialist groups. Customers should visit the NDR-UK website for details and up-to-date order forms.
The BDA distributes its own resources by its web sites: the Birmingham office does not supply printed materials.
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