British Dietetic Association suspends industrial action ballot in Scotland

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) has suspended the current industrial action ballot of its NHS members in Scotland in order to consult on the revised pay offer of an average increase of 7.5% received today following intense negotiations this week.

WATCH: Dietitians’ views from a visit to natural source waters sites

The BDA has had a partnership with the Natural Source Waters Association since 2017. This summer, we invited seven dietitians to visit two of their members with us – Nestlé Waters in Derbyshire and Brecon Carreg in South Wales.

Success at Advancing Healthcare Awards in Northern Ireland

Congratulations to our Northern Ireland members who won Advancing Healthcare Awards at this year's ceremony.

The BDA responds to Autumn Statement

What does the Autumn Statement mean for the NHS and the workforce?

Celebrating BDA members' successes in Wales

The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate the work of Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles, leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK. We’re thrilled that three of our members in Wales have won awards this year!

Five revision top tips for RD2Bs

Student Rep, Ellen Morgan, gives us her top five revision tips for Dietitians studying for those all-important exams!

BDA deeply concerned at 17% price hike by the HCPC on registrant fees

The HCPC is in consultation on the price rise and the BDA will be responding to share the opinion of members, that the price increase is unacceptable.

Response to The Times article “Fat shaming is the only way to beat obesity crisis”

The BDA supports letter to The Times, following article that encourages stigma and discrimination towards people living with obesity.

NHS Scotland Industrial Action Ballots

New PM - Now what?

The BDA congratulates Rishi Sunak on his appointment as Prime Minister. It is vitally important as we head into this winter that the Government takes strong steps to solve the crises that our nation is facing.

Enough is enough - BDA responds to PM resignation

The BDA welcomes the Prime Minister's resignation today. The country, our members, and the NHS could not continue with the utter chaos we have seen over the past weeks and months.

A huge win for the BDA’s innovative Future Leaders Programme

The BDA’s Future Leaders Programme has won a prestigious Association Excellence Award for Best Innovation by an Association.

A welcome U-turn on the mini-budget - but what next?

It is vital for the pound in people’s pockets and the NHS that we have a coherent and funded economic programme for our country.

Dedicated Dietitians raise almost £7,500 in memory of colleague

A team from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Paediatric Dietetic Service donned their running shoes to raise almost £7,500 in memory of their colleague who sadly died from cancer.

BDA Ibex awardee: Janie Gordon

Janie Gordon is Professional Head, Nutrition & Clinical Dietetic Service of NHS Fife and Chair of BDA Scottish Board. Here she tells us about her career in Dietetics.

New Health Secretary can't afford to delay on urgent health inequalities

The BDA is proud to be a signatory of the IHA letter to Therese Coffey, urging her to commit to a cross-government strategy to reduce health inequalities.

BDA project plans to reduce food waste and cut shopping bills in Merseyside

The BDA's Let’s Get Cooking programme has been providing expert advice on waste reduction through its education programmes across Merseyside for more than three years. This year, in partnership with Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority, it’s getting even more practical with a new Waste Warriors programme.

The BDA is dismayed by Chancellor’s Mini-Budget

It is vitally important that the NHS receives urgent funding and this hasn’t been addressed.

BDA signs open letter calling for the Prime Minister not to abandon children's health

The BDA has joined more than 70 health and medical organisations in urging the new Prime Minister to reconsider any plans to abandon measures to promote children's health without facing the scrutiny of Parliament.

BDA responds to GP waiting times and independent prescribing rights

The Health and Social Care Secretary Therese Coffey has announced that she has pledged to improve access to GPs, including same-day appointments for those that need them as part of her department’s new plan in England.

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