Natural source waters and environmental considerations

Call for ongoing provision of school food to vulnerable children during holidays

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.

AHPs Day 2020

We are celebrating AHPs day - a chance to highlight dietetics and all thirteen other Allied Health Professions.

Dietetics with a Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team

Working with other healthcare professionals within a community stroke rehabilitation team leads to a more efficient service and better patient outcomes, says Alice Hutchinson

Campaigning in parliament for action on malnutrition

Caroline Bovey, Alison Smith and Ailsa Kennedy discuss their participation in the MAW2020 parliamentary event.

Critical Care Dietitian honoured for work on COVID-19

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.

Mental Health Treatment is not just from the neck up

The role of the Dietitian in Mental Health.

Urgent action needed to reduce sugar intake

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."

Malnutrition in older people

This Malnutrition Awareness Week, Emily Stuart, RD, looks at how a food-first approach is the cornerstone for treatment but there are several social aspects to consider when discussing malnutrition in older people.

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

New BDA partnership tackles malnutrition in Scotland

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. 

Black History Month 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.

Sustainable Baskets

Healthy, sustainable, affordable shopping baskets with Aldi

Consultation Response - Comprehensive Spending Review 2020

Our response to the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review, outlining our calls for further funding for public health, weight management services, malnutrition prevention and more.

Flu Vaccination 2020

Information about getting the flu vaccine in 2020.

Consultation Response - NHSEI Weight Management Service discussion paper

The BDA Obesity and Public Health specialist group's response to a discussion paper on NHS commissioned tier 2 weight management services.

The plastics recycling journey

The BDA’s toolkit on environmentally sustainable diets included significant coverage on waste from food and drink. We found that household waste accounts for around 70% of all food and drink waste, but the scope of the reference guide was not able to include specific coverage on plastic packaging. We teamed with RECOUP to help us understand more about the plastics recycling value chain from the home.

Consultation Response - Proposed Right to Food (Scotland) Bill

The BDA's response to the proposed Right to Food Bill, being put forward by Elaine Smith MSP.

Securing our future dietitians

Chloe Adams calls on all our members to see how they can provide practice-based learning opportunities for student dietitians

Consultation Response - Workforce burnout and resilience in the NHS and social care

BDA response to the House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee inquiry, drawing on our member surveys to reflect dietetic experience of workload and burnout.