Food supply issues risk worsening malnutrition in Northern Ireland British Dietetic Association says
As we receive yet more evidence that the confused implementation of Brexit is causing food shortages in Northern Ireland, the BDA is calling on the Northern Ireland and UK Governments to take urgent action.
In this third nation-wide lockdown, the British Dietetic Association has called on governments across the UK to finally take urgent and sustained action on food insecurity for people of all ages.
The European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) have published the first issue of their journal, Kompass Nutrition & Dietetics.
Read the latest NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline, focused on Vitamin D.
BDA CEO, Andy Burman, responds to Mail Online claim that "non-essential" dietitians "have been twiddling thumbs for months".
The BDA has joined an alliance of over 50 organisations to urge the Chancellor and Health Secretary to strengthen the Healthy Start scheme so more families can access that vital support.
The BDA and British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding committing to partnership working.
The Association has joined over 80 health and care organisations as founder members of the IHA, led by the Royal College of Physicians.
The BDA welcomes the Independent Review of NHS Hospital Food Report which is comprehensive in its scope and makes a number of bold recommendations for improvement.
The BDA has joined a wide range of bodies including the Food Foundation, the Children's Society and the London Mayor's office to call on Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, to ensure that children are provided with meals during holidays if they need them.
We are celebrating AHPs day - a chance to highlight dietetics and all thirteen other Allied Health Professions.
Ella Terblanche has been awarded an MBE for services to dietetics and in particular her leadership role in the COVID-19 response. We are also delighted our President Giles Yeo has received an MBE for services to communication, research and engagement.
British Dietetic Association CEO, Andy Burman, responds to Government's Sugar reduction: report on progress between 2015 and 2019: "This is somewhat disappointing, but not unexpected given the lack of progress in the 2015-2018 report."
BDA works with Aldi to help customers understand more about healthy, sustainable and affordable shopping habits
More about the BDA's healthy, sustainable baskets project with Aldi
The British Dietetic Association and Eat Well Age Well, a project from Scottish Charity Food Train, are delighted to announce a new collaboration to tackle malnutrition in Scotland in time for UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020.
It’s Black History Month! A time to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of black people. Black people have made, and continue to make, significant contributions to food, nutrition, dietetics and healthcare in the UK.
Stephen Austin BDA National Employment Relations Officer attended the virtual TUC Adaptation to Climate Change and The World of work Conference on Tuesday 8 September 2020, here he talks about his time at the online event.
Getting manufacturers to reduce the size and calorie content of their foods is one positive way of improving the nations health, but it must be part of a wider range of measures. We need to improve our food environment, make sure that healthy, nutritious food is both affordable and available to all, and support people living with obesity to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
“We are concerned this move could have far reaching public health implications. PHE leads on vital work tackling health inequality in England. We believe this work requires a nationally co-ordinated approach."
We set out our full response to the NHS People Plan, including specific actions we believe are needed on CPD, staff wellbeing and workforce expansion.