London Transformation and Learning Collaborative Critical Care programme

This online resource, a part of e-Learning for Healthcare, provides advice for dietitians and other healthcare professionals who may have had to support critical care during the pandemic.

Obesity Empowerment Network and RCP resources - COVID-19 and Obesity

A suite of information developed by the Royal College of Physicians Advisory Group on Nutrition, Health and Weight to support adults living with obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Nutrition Education Video for Staff

Redeployment of specialist dietitians during COVID-19 Pandemic

A statement calling for dietitians not to be redeployed from critical roles supporting vulnerable patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

EFAD Journal: Kompass Nutrition and Dietetics

The European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) have published the first issue of their journal, Kompass Nutrition & Dietetics.

COVID-19 rapid guideline: Vitamin D

Read the latest NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline, focused on Vitamin D.

BDA Critical Care Specialist Group COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance: Feeding Patients on Critical Care Units in the Prone Position (awake and sedated).

Second Edition of best practice guidance developed by the BDA Critical Care Group for feeding patients while in the prone position both awake and sedated.

COVID 19 - Resilience arrangements for the supply of enteral tube feed and giving sets

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) and the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) have worked with suppliers to put in place dedicated resilience arrangements to support continuity of supply.

Your COVID Recovery

The BDA is pleased to have supported the development of Your COVID Recovery, a new NHS website designed to help people recover from the long-term effects of COVID-19 and support them to manage their recovery.

NNEdPro COVID-19 Resources

Links to a series of NNEdPro resources and information on COVID-19.

Nutrition in hospital after critical illness

It is common to find it difficult to eat after critical illness and to maintain a healthy weight. This information tells you about the nutrition to have in hospital and how to help with common problems you may have with eating.

Nutrition at home after critical illness

It is common to find it difficult to eat after critical illness and maintain a healthy weight. This information sheet tells you about the nutrition to have at home and how to help with common problems you may have with eating.

Tips to help with eating problems after critical illness

It is common to find it difficult to eat after critical illness and to maintain a healthy weight. This information sheet tells you more about these problems and tips to help you.

After-care needs of inpatients recovering from COVID-19

This guidance from NHS England supports primary care and community health services to meet the immediate and longer-term care needs of patients discharged following an acute episode of COVID-19, by describing the typical expected health care needs of these patients, post-discharge

Nutritional considerations when using acute peritoneal dialysis for the treatment of acute kidney injury

Guidance from the BDA Renal Specialst Group and Critical Care Specialist Group providing practical considerations for the nutritional management of patients requiring acute PD for the management of AKI, particularly focusing on the associated energy gains in this patient group (including the treatment of COVID-19 patients)

COVID-19: Supporting your recovery - Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

An online source developed by Lancashire Teaching Hospitals to support patients with recovery after COVID-19, including diet and nutrition advice.

Nutrition and the COVID-19 discharge pathway

Policy makers, healthcare leaders and dietetic leaders need to take action to ensure that everyone leaving hospital after suffering COVID-19, has access to suitable nutrition, with expert guidance from a dietitian

Malnutrition Pathway COVID-19 Leaflets

Resources from the Malnutrtion Pathway team, including advice on eating well during and after COVID-19.

Eating or drinking during hospital or satellite unit based haemodialysis and COVID-19

A joint statement produced the Renal Nutrition Group of the British Dietetic Association (RNG-BDA) with the support of the British Renal Society (BRS), the Renal Association (RA), Kidney Care UK (KCUK) and the National kidney Federation (NKF).

Webinars and online education for dietitians on COVID-19

A list of webinars and podcasts developed by third parties for the nutritional care of COVID-19 patients (both in-patient and post-discharge)

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) standard operating procedure: Community health services

NHS England have produced a standard operating procedure for Community health services which clarifies the expected approach of community health services to the management of patients, in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BDA Critical Care Specialist Group COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance: Bolus Enteral Feeding

Due to the rapid expansion of existing intensive care units (ICU) it is expected that there will be a shortfall in the number of feeding pumps required. In this instance it may become necessary to consider bolus feeding in a select cohort of ICU patients. This guidance aims to support this.

Information for patients receiving home enteral nutrition (HEN)

A document for people using home enteral nutrition, giving advice on what to expect and what they can do to suppor the NHS response to COVID-19.

BDA statements on Personal Protective Equipment

A more detailed explanation of the BDA's position regarding PPE and COVID-19, building on our previous statements included within our Advice to Dietitians FAQ.

Food Allergy Diet Sheets

Food Allergy Specialist Group Diet Sheets

Carer information: Eating and drinking at end of life

Advice for dietitians to use with families and carers about those that may be approaching the end of their life.

Renal Nutrition Group guidance on management of renal nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance from the BDA Renal Nutrition Group, designed to maximise the safety of patients accessing renal services and renal dietetic staff.

Best practice sharing to support paediatric dietitians

Useful best practice insights gathered from various paediatric dietetic departments, collated by BDA Paediatric Specialist Group

Manual of Dietetic Practice Resources

In response to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus pandemic we have released sections of the manual for you to download.

Enteral Tube Feeding: Online Training Resources from manufacturers

A variety of free resources to support you in developing competency and understanding around enteral feeding.

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