Many dietitians are involved in highlighting and driving demand for nutrition and dietetic services across the UK, demonstrating why these services are so vital to the health of the nation, while coming in on an increasingly limited budget that stands fully accountable at all levels.
It is important to be able to clearly understand nutrition and dietetic services available and their positive impact. Dietitians can deliver this understanding and they can also produce powerful data on services, which may be in the form of a performance scorecard, and include areas such as:
These are just some quick examples of where dietitians can demonstrate the value and impact of their work.
So, what is it that dietitians deliver? What is the impact of nutrition and dietetic services on the ground, on the health of the nation, where patients are the number one priority?
This section highlights key information for those considering commissioning or contracting nutrition and dietetic services directly, or services that may involve the need for nutrition and dietetic services.
This information is designed to help nutrition and dietetic services give an overview and describe the impact they have demonstrated, and could, across different clinical specialities and patient groups.