Infection control guidance and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provision are out of date and are placing health and care staff at risk, an alliance of health professional bodies, Royal Colleges and trade unions said today.
Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances Chair Alison Smith encourages Dietitians to respond to the ACBS consultation on the use of Oral Nutritional Supplements
Adequate attention to diet is an important part of conception for both partners, says Lisa Simon.
In this blog, BDA Obesity Specialist Group Chair Dr Amanda Avery and Vice-Chair Dr Adrian Brown outline some of the key commitments that the government has made but still needs to follow through on to improve public health.
Cristian Costas Batlle looks at the challenges of getting accurate diagnosis figures for this growing condition.
It is essential that those providing support and education about nutrition to NHS Local Health Boards and Trusts, local authorities, partner organisations and the public give consistent, evidence based information. Dietitians have unique training and experience to enable them to do this.
The Post Registration Professional Development Framework, the latest document in the BDA suite of resources to support dietetic practice has now landed.
Dr Giles Yeo, BDA Honorary President hosted the virtual evening, presenting the 14 awards and honours to the winners with the BDA roll of honour and COVID-19 community heroes also acknowledged and celebrated.
The BDA Trade Union has joined calls with fellow unions in the TUC for an immediate public inquiry into the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
An annual corporate membership with the BDA is for organisations who work with the BDA more strategically and want to demonstrate support for the profession. These relationships also publicly acknowledge the role which external organisations play in helping the BDA to achieve its aims and the delivery of our strategic plan.
Dietitians can now apply to the new NHS Regional Clinical Fellow Scheme in England which aims to provide aspiring clinical leaders with the skills and experience necessary for future system leadership roles.
BDA welcomes the publication of a new report by the IBD UK Alliance highlighting a worrying lack of services for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients
Judy Lawrence offers advice about writing an abstract for the BDA Research Symposium and other conferences.
Elsie's blue plaque, from Cambridge, Past, Present and Future, was financed by the Nutrition Society, the British Dietetic Association, the British Nutrition Foundation and the Royal Society.
April is IBS Awareness Month and a good time to reflect on the difficulties many irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferers experience on their journey to symptom resolution and how we can better help them as dietitians.
Victoria Nelson and Rhian Collins from the BDA Oncology Specialist Group discuss the complexity around diet myths and cancer.
The AGP Alliance welcomes the UK Government’s latest public information campaign which recognises the airborne spread of COVID-19 and the importance of ventilation and meeting outdoors
The BDA offers its sincere condolences to our Patron, Her Majesty the Queen, following the sad news of the loss of her beloved husband, HRH Prince Philip.
Douglas Livingston, RD2B at GCU and part of the team behind Sustainable Food ABC, describes how they came to develop their recently launched sustainable cookbook.