Dietitians Week 2016

The third Dietitians Week run by the BDA took place from 6-10 June. Dietitians Week 2016 took the theme of ‘workplace health’ in relation to the BDA’s new Work Ready Programme, targeting the improvement of the health of the UK workforce.

Dietitians Week logo

Each day of the week-long event adopted a different subtheme:

  1. Food and mood - Monday (6th).
  2. Healthy meetings - Tuesday (7th).
  3. Protecting your lunch hour - Wednesday (8th).
  4. Hydration - Thursday (9th).
  5. Food and movementFriday (10th).

The week included a range of national awareness raising and political events throughout the UK which promoted the profession and the impact of dietetic practice on the health of the nation, including a visit to the House of Lords. 

The Media Kit

One of the aims of Dietitians Week is to promote the fantastic work that dietitians do. With this in mind, we developed a resource for members to download from our website called a Media Kitready for Dietitians Week 2016The Kit outlined the social media activity for Dietitians Week along with ready-made documents for distributing to journalists to obtain local media coverage and promotion for dietitians. See a copy of the Media Kit for 2016.