Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Specialist Group - Annual Study Day

Hosted by Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition Specialist Group

This years annual PENG study day will showcase a variety of Enteral Nutrition topics and services. The expert speakers will present a range of topics including;

  • Making the case to commence enteral feeding
  • What tube? What feed? The evidence.
  • Monitoring enteral nutrition; when to change the feed.
  • Setting up a community NG service
  • Travelling with enteral nutrition

There will also be an opportunity to work through complex enteral nutrition case studies with specialist dietitians and ask our speakers your questions on enteral nutrition during the Q&A.

This study day is designed for dietitians working in enteral nutrition and can be attended both in person and online. 

Anna Julian, Advanced specialist dietitian, gastroenterology & health board: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Presentation: Monitoring in enteral nutrition - when to shake it up.

Since graduating from the University of Nottingham in 2008, Anna has spent the majority of her career working in acute dietetics. In her current role as an advanced specialist dietitian in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, she holds a diverse general medical and gastroenterology caseload in addition to supporting research and development within the team. Anna completed her PhD in 2019, examining malnutrition at the hospital-community interface. This included the design and management of a large cohort study. Anna co-authored a chapter in the Nutrition Support edition of the Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics BDA book series and is part of the PENG Clinical Update team. 

Claire Blakeman,Clinical Dietetic Manager for the Home Enteral Nutrition Service (HENS)

Presentation: Developing a Dietetic Support Worker and Dietetic Assistant Practitioner role within a Home Enteral Nutrition Service (HENS)

Claire manages the HENS at Leicestershire Partnership Trust. After graduating in 2005 with a BSc in Dietetics from Leeds Metropolitan University she has worked in a variety of acute and community roles. Enteral nutrition has always been a passion and, since 2015, has been working within home enteral nutrition. In 2021, Claire obtained her MSc in Advanced Dietetic Practice from Nottingham University. Having stepped into a clinical management role in 2022 this has been a way of developing management skills whilst maintaining an important clinical involvement.

Ezekiel Martin, PINNT ambassador - raising awareness of tube feeding since 2014 

Presentation: Travelling with  Home Artificial Nutrition 

10 year old Ezekiel has been Jej tube fed for the past nine years. He has undergone over 25 operations at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle under the care of the paediatric surgical,  gastric and dietetic teams. Ezekiel uses his experience and the journey he is on to raise awareness and help others.

Join Ezekiel and his Mum, Amy Martin, to explore the fun adventure, and the challenges of travelling with enteral feeding. 

Phil Roberts, Home Enteral Nutrition Dietitian, PINNT Ambassador

Presentation: Setting up a Home Artificial Nutrition Group

Phil has worked in Home Enteral Feeding for over 15 years and is currently based in Leicester. In 2014 he became a PINNT ambassador and soon after started the Leicestershire PINNT group to support patients and carers living with Home Artificial Nutrition. Phil is keen to spread the word about PINNT and support others who are thinking about setting up their own groups.

Professor Celia Kitzinger, Honorary Professor in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University

Presentation: Legal and ethical considerations when continuing or withdrawing clinically assisted nutrition and hydration

Professor Celia Kitzinger, Honorary Professor in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University is co-director of the Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre and also co-director of the Open Justice Court of Protection Project

Professor Celia Kitzinger was a member of the core editorial group of the British Medical Association that wrote the Guidance for decision-making about clinically assisted nutrition and hydration for adults (available here:



  • PENG Member (face to face) £15.00
  • PENG Member (virtual) £15.00
  • BDA Member (face to face) £50.00
  • BDA Member (online) £50.00
  • Non BDA Member (face to face) £100.00
  • Non BDA Member (virtual) £100.00

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