BDA Membership

The BDA is the largest association of food and nutrition professionals in the UK and is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce. As both a professional body and trade union, we represent the professional, educational, public and workplace interests of our members.

Join Us

Dietitians_TADAre you a registered dietitian, dietetic support worker/assistant practitioner, dietetic student or a nutritionist with a recognised nutrition degree? If so, we invite you to join us today.

Find out more about joining your professional body and trade union, then Join us online.


Membership catergories


With six different membership categories to cater for your professional needs, plus two additional categories for BDA full members to transfer onto should they retire or no longer be practicing dietetics, find out which category suits you best.




We offer a bespoke package of resources, benefits and services developed to support our members' professional needs. 

Worth over £1,600 but costing just £24 a month for BDA full members, find out about the benefits of joining.



We now provide our members with the affordable and convenient direct debit payment option, enabling annual BDA membership to be spread across 12 monthly installments.

Check out the costs.


Supporting our members 


We're committed to ensuring we support our members effectively in their dietetic roles.  

Take a look at the key activities we undertook last year, as we prioritise our role in leading the profession, supporting our members, and building for the future.

Help us grow

Discussing_paperworkTogether, we're stronger; the more members we have, the stronger our collective voice and influence in lobbying government, promoting the profession and driving demand for dietetics.

Why not help us grow within your workplace.  Are all of your department BDA members? If not, why not become a BDA Advocate and recommend membership to a dietetic colleague or friend. Direct them to this page and to consider joining us.