Dietitians, dietetic students and researchers showcased their research through 11 different streams at the 2021 Research Symposium, with 60 abstracts being presented throughout the day.
Fiona Huffer is the Chief Allied Health Professional at West Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership. Fiona was awarded a BDA Fellowship in 2021.
BDA Northern Ireland Board's submission to the NI Department of Health consultation on a new Food Strategy Framework.
Joint Association for Nutrition (AfN) and BDA position regarding Article 12c of the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation.
Fellow of the British Dietetic Association, Professor Kevin Whelan, has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN).
Health Education England (HEE) with support from the BDA have produced a Roadmap to Practice for first contact dietitians (FCDs). This follows on from dietitians (along with other AHP colleagues) being added to the GP contract in 2020.
Steffie ElHassan, Louise Salsbury, Gilly Hopper address the use of including connected eating principles in diabetes care for families living with Type 1 diabetes.
Members of the British Society of Gastroenterology’s Gut Microbiota for Health Expert Panel offer advice on how to support patients using commercial microbiome test kits.
BDA members' successes and achievements were celebrated at the 2020/21 BDA Virtual Awards.
Alison was awarded a Fellowship in 2021 and we asked her what it means to have been awarded, why she became a dietitian and her advice for future dietitians.
Anna Julian, Advanced Specialist Dietitian in Medical and Gastroenterology Services at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, was awarded the Ibex in 2021.
Rhys White, Acting Head of Nutrition and Dietetics at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, was awarded an Ibex in 2021, which is an honour for Professional Achievement.
Maxine Cartz is a Dietitian for Medirest, the Healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland who was awarded a BDA Fellowship in 2021.
The new Practice Toolkit has been developed to help tube fed individuals and their families to receive effective, equitable and quality care. Dietitians who are new to blended diet will be able to use this Practice Toolkit as a starting reference.
The BDA Mental Health Specialist Interest Group has been working with the Public Affairs team to conduct a roundtable to highlight issues, perspective and challenges regarding weight management in the learning disabilities population
Eating well doesn’t mean you have to give up on your cultural or favourite foods - it is about enjoying these in moderation and as part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Sian Porter, Freelance Consultant Dietitian (Mole Communications), was awarded a BDA Fellowship in 2020 for her achievements in dietetics.
October is Black History Month in the UK. Our Chair, Caroline Bovey, discusses why it's important and how we're celebrating it this year.