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COVID-19 / Coronavirus Clinical Guidance

Clinical recommendations and resources to help dietitians tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for the General Public

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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for Dietitians

Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.

BDA Critical Care Group COVID-19 Guidance Published

The Critical Care Specialist Group of the BDA have today published new guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

British Dietetic Association calls for sensible shopping

Empty supermarket shelves are likely to have the biggest impact on the poorest and most vulnerable members of our society.

Coffee and Health; it’s not just about the caffeine

Increasingly we see headlines about the positive health effects of coffee. This seems to be a huge swing away from a couple of decades ago where coffee seemed to be bad for us and was blamed for interrupting our sleep and making our hearts pound in a bad way. So, what has brought about this change in thinking?

BDA welcomes investment in dietetics in primary care

Government announces new funding to support the addition of thousands of new staff to support GP practices

BDA joins sister health unions in accepting pay offer in Northern Ireland

Following our recent consultative ballot, BDA members in NI health and social care have voted overwhelmingly to accept the pay offer with a result of 99% in favour.

 

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BDA CPD training

The BDA provides quality assured education and continuing professional development programmes.

 

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.