BDA Critical Care Group COVID-19 Guidance Published

The Critical Care Specialist Group of the BDA have today published new guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is no diet to prevent Coronavirus

The British Dietetic Association (BDA), representing dietitians across the UK, call on the public and media to stop the spread of nutrition pseudoscience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

BDA joins charities in call for support for families in the event of school closures

BDA has joined Sustain and others in signing a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Education Secretary and Secretary for Work and Pensions to provide cash support to families in the event of school closures.

BDA joins sister health unions in accepting pay offer in Northern Ireland

Following our recent consultative ballot, BDA members in NI health and social care have voted overwhelmingly to accept the pay offer with a result of 99% in favour.

BDA welcomes investment in dietetics in primary care

Government announces new funding to support the addition of thousands of new staff to support GP practices

Health Minister visits pioneering dietetic-led healthy eating scheme

Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services will today visit a Cardiff nursery to find out about a dietetic-led healthy eating scheme.

BDA Trade Union consults members in Northern Ireland on new pay proposals

British Dietetic Association consultation exercise with members over Northern Ireland Pay

BDA suspends industrial action ballot in Northern Ireland

Following a critical meeting with the newly appointed Northern Ireland Health Minister on 15 January, the BDA has taken the decision to suspend our industrial action ballot.

Celeb Diet Trends to Avoid 2020

BDA spokespeople deal with hundreds of requests relating to food and nutrition from the media each year, as well as working with many more patients and clients who ask them about the latest celebrity or social media diet trend.

BDA welcomes new Honorary President

The BDA are delighted to welcome Dr Giles Yeo, Principal Research Associate at University of Cambridge Institute of Metabolic Science, as our new Honorary President.

BDA Wales Board welcomes publication of Healthy Weight, Healthy Wales plan

New Academy of Nutrition Sciences launched

Sue Kellie leaves the BDA

BDA welcomes Chief Medical Officer’s childhood obesity report as “bold and ambitious”

Response to NAO report on health and care supplies in event of No-Deal Brexit.

BDA supports launch of 50 Fountains Challenge

BDA signs Equally Well charter

Malnutrition Awareness Week 2019 - BDA calls on members to take part

Disappointment at lack of progress with sugar reduction programme

Members invited to contribute to Hospital Food Review

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