PENG Study Day: Future Roles of the Dietitian: Extended & Advanced Dietetic Practice

Hosted by the BDA Parentral and Enteral Specialist Group

We have organised a hybrid study day to bring together the wealth of experience from our speaker line up which will include dietitians & dietetic managers from across the UK to showcase the variety of dietetic roles in extended & advanced roles within nutrition support, as well as the building blocks on how to support your team to develop a portfolio of skills and build these emerging extended roles into our dietetic practice.

This study day would benefit registered dietitians, team leaders and managers.


  • Rachael Brandreth, Regional Advancing Practice Supervision & Assessment Lead for Health Education England South West & Luke Cunningham, Critical Care Dietitian & Health Education England Associate Workforce Transformation Lead – Advanced Practice: A systems level approach to enhanced and advanced practice 
  • Gill Shinkwin, Freelance Dietitian: Resources to support BDA members in Advanced Practice
  • Laura Clarke, Clinical Team Lead and Dysphagia Practitioner: Dietitians Do Dysphagia
  • Tom Welbank, Enteral Nutrition Service Lead & Advanced Clinical Practitioner: Enteral Nutrition Service – Advanced Practice Roles and Service Development 
  • Nicky Wyer, Dietetic Clinical Lead - Intestinal Failure & Nutrition Support and Supplementary Prescriber​: Supplementary prescribing & parenteral nutrition
  • Maria Barrett, Dietitian & Advanced Clinical Practitioner and NIHR/CAHPR AHP Research Champion: Dietetics and Advancing your Practice – smash the glass ceiling 
  • Lindsay Allan, Macmillan Oncology Dietitian, Oncology Team Lead: Embedding research into clinical practice. The Royal Surrey Journey
  • Rupert Allen, Principal Dietitian & Service Manager: Developing business cases for extended, advanced and consultant dietetic posts 

We are offering a hybrid event in order to increase inclusivity and access for all members. Where possible we do encourage you to join us face to face as we hope that this will give you the best opportunity to gain from:

  • Networking with experienced speakers
  • Networking and sharing current practice experiences and aspirations with fellow dietitians
  • Direct conversations with industry demonstrating new innovations
  • On the day activity
  • Prize winning opportunity
  • Direct engagement in the panel discussion


This study is available to either attend in person or virtually by live stream

  • PENG member £45
  • BDA member £75
  • Non-BDA member £100

Bookings for in person attendance will close on Thursday 13 October at 2pm

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