Hannah Diskin introduces a Therapy Outcome Measure for Long Covid and invites volunteers from other dietetic services to pilot it further.
Aaron Boysen is the first Dietitian to have been awarded a NHS Topol Digital Health Fellowship and has recently started his journey through the programme. He will be sharing regular updates with us as he progresses.
Dalhia Campbell is a Specialist Dietitian for Adults with a Learning Disability. She shares her advice on supporting autistic individuals from her personal and professional experience.
In January, Dietitian Sarah-Jane Mattinson decided to take a leap of faith and leave behind her role in Oxford for a three-year placement on the island of St Helena in the South Atlantic. She shares her experiences so far.
This piece highlights the potential for placements ‘outside the norm’ and the importance of multidisciplinary working in delivering nutrition and hydration interventions.
An exciting new activity with Wiltshire Farm Foods to produce an engaging video demonstrating considerations around cooking up meals to the correct texture, nutrition & consistency for people who need softer foods.
Studying Dietetics is incredibly rewarding, diverse and no day is ever the same. Student Rep Reema Rabheru asked fellow students the reason they most enjoy being a Dietetic student.
The BDA celebrates the achievements of women in dietetics on International Women's Day.
On World Obesity Day, BDA Obesity Specialist Group committee member Mary O’Kane reflects on the value of the multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment of severe and complex obesity, and the importance of ensuring that the person living with obesity remains the focus.
Third year dietetic student Zunaira Awais shares her mental health struggles during placement and how she prioritised her wellbeing - as well as sharing tips for those on placement.
Health Education England (HEE) with support from the BDA have produced a Roadmap to Practice for first contact dietitians (FCDs). This follows on from dietitians (along with other AHP colleagues) being added to the GP contract in 2020.
The new Practice Toolkit has been developed to help tube fed individuals and their families to receive effective, equitable and quality care. Dietitians who are new to blended diet will be able to use this Practice Toolkit as a starting reference.
October is Black History Month in the UK. Our Chair, Caroline Bovey, discusses why it's important and how we're celebrating it this year.
Belinda Mortell shares her experiences as a dietitian, and discusses the new Home-Grown Dietitian project as part of AHP's Day.
Discussing some of the mainstream schemes and exploring environmental labelling on food.
The 2021 BDA Diabetes Specialist Group Dietetic Competency Framework for Dietitians Working in the Area of Diabetes is now available for any dietitian working with people with diabetes.
We asked Megan Jones, the Dietetic Assistant and Dietetic Support Worker representative on our Board of Directors, to reflect on a “day in the life” of her role as both a Dietetic Assistant and on the BDA Board.
A new BDA project to inspire young people about dietetics.
Kate Twine RD, Dietitian at Oatly UK, writes about her experience of working for a fast growing food business.