O is for Opportunities
And there have been many this last week or so to last a lifetime! Using outcomes as opportunities to show how dietitians can make a difference was a key theme emanating from BDA Vision on 5th and 6th June. A superb event and thoroughly enjoyed by all in attendance.
I mentioned recently that my role can be hugely varied and interesting, representing the BDA across the UK and the world. I thought maybe some examples may be of interest to members so that they can see the reach the BDA has.Just this week I had a hugely positive meeting with Andy Burnham MP, ...
Most of this week I have been working outside my day job and BDA”ing” with a 2 day Council meeting which coincided with the Annual Groups and Branches Day and culminated with an early evening invitation, together with Andy , to attend the West Midland Branch Welcome Meeting. I am still a tad ...
Being the CEO of an organisation our size means being active and involved at both strategic and operational levels. My week is hugely varied with one day being at a meeting to discuss sustainability of food and the environment during the next 50 years, the next day having to change light bulbs ...
I love going places by train which is just as well as during my time with the BDA I have travelled many times to HQ at Birmingham for a variety of meetings including CaMBo, TUB and also to London for AHPF and GET meetings. I would hazard a guess, dear reader, that you are more ...
Like many members, I was keen to see what Sian would blog about as Chairman. I think her choice of topic (Excellence) a really inspiring one and something I think provides a neat link to the main issue I wanted to mention in my first blog: BDA Vision on 5th and 6th June. I am deeply immersed in ...
My health board’s five strategic aims are Excellent People; Excellent Population Health, Excellent Patient Outcomes, Good (not excellent?) Governance and Sustainable Services. I have been pondering on these high level and laudable concepts and musing how I – as a clinician specialising in ...
2 Blog or not 2 blog??
A message from Sian O’Shea. BDA Chairman and Andy Burman BDA Chief Executive Officer
Hello and welcome to our first BDA blog!
Andy and I will be blogging our separate ways after this one as we plan to keep you enthralled (?) with a weekly Ibex digest of BDA news – a ...