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The government should build on the huge public support shown for the NHS during the pandemic by giving health workers across the UK an early pay rise, say health unions today (Friday).
British Dietetic Association President Giles Yeo calls for urgent reassurances over Brexit and food insecurity
BDA President Giles Yeo, BDA Chair Caroline Bovey and BDA Paediatric Specialist Group Chair Sue Meredith call on government to ensure that Brexit does not worsen food insecurity and poverty or food and welfare standards.
The BDA and colleagues from UK Malnutrition Awareness and Prevention Network (MAPN) have arranged a letter to the Secretary of State to urge action on malnutrition amongst the elderly.
The BDA has joined Sustain, the RCM, the Women's Institute and others to call on government to improve access to Healthy Start vouchers, which provide families with access to fruit, vegetables and milk.
Aisling Pigott asked Sam Eyre-Williams about what it is like to work as a DSW, and what challenges she faces.
Beena Patel writes about her experience as a newly qualified dietitian working within the mental health setting.
Dietitians in Northern Ireland are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways, from acute care in ICU to using technology to support paediatric patients at home.
Clinical recommendations and resources to help dietitians tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic
Frequently Asked Questions about nutrition and food in relation to COVID-19 / coronavirus from the BDA. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.
Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.
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What is a dietitian?
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We host a range of training and educational courses for our members and other members of the dietetics workforce via the BDA Classroom and Learning Zone.