My Experiences as the BDA Student Rep 2019/20

Alison Booker, BDA Student Rep 2019/20 writes about her highlights and experience in the role.

Brexit – Where are we now?

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey discusses recent developments in the UK's exit from the EU in relation to nutrition and food, and sets out the BDA's position on some key issues.

Transforming Food Industry Communications with HCPs

Tess Kelly discusses the important role that Quorn's partnership with the BDA has had in ensuring their messaging is engaging but also evidence based.

Dietitians in medical nutrition education

Dietitians and medical educators Elaine Macaninch and Duane Mellor discuss the role of nutrition in medical education.

Adapting to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dietitian Julie Walker from Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust talks about how she and her team adapted to provide support to patients and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Your Healthy Kitchen - Working to support South Asian families to help prevent diabetes

Dietitian Jessica Mhesuria writes about the award winning public health campaign she fronted in Leicestershire to help improve health outcomes in the South Asian community.

Q&A with Dietetic Support Worker Sam

Aisling Pigott asked Sam Eyre-Williams about what it is like to work as a DSW, and what challenges she faces.

Making a Difference with your BDA Trade Union

As part of Dietitians Week 2020, TU Campaigns, Communications, and Organising Officer David Hamblin writes about why being part of the BDA Trade Union is so important for Dietitians, Dietetic Support Workers and Assistants.

Keeping it professional online

Some advice for members on how they can stay professional online

Digital Dietetics and COVID-19

Dietitian Joanna Teece shares some of her experience of digital innovation and dietetics in Scotland, and how this can be useful for all dietitians as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital options to keep you and your patients safe

Extraordinary times mean extraordinary measures

BDA statement on avoidable contact and use of technological solutions during COVID-19 pandemic

The BDA sets out a clear position on avoiding unnecessary face-to-face contact and using technology to increase safety during the COVID-19 outbreak.

"Navigating by Telegraph Poles"

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey on the massive challenge of COVID-19 and her own preparations to support the healthcare response.

Coronavirus / COVID19 update from BDA CEO, Andy Burman

Findings from the 2019 NHS Benchmarking Network

Chloe Adams considers how the latest NHS England Benchmarking data can guide further improvement in dietetic practice.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for Dietitians

Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.

Challenging weight stigma in everything we publish 

BDA Communications Director, Milly Durrant, discusses our journey in the fight to end weight stigma.

Food Standards and post-Brexit Trade Deals

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey discusses the latest developments around Brexit and the UK’s Food and Public Health Standards and what the BDA believes needs to happen.

Sustainable Food ABC

A blog from Elaine Penman, a student dietitian at GCU, about the ABC Sustainability Project.

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