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.

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.

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.

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.

Malnutrition Pathway COVID-19 Leaflets

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

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 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

Vitamin B12 and bariatric surgery - advice during COVID-19

For people who have had bariatric procedures which affect vitamin B12 absorption.

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.

Nutrition in Critical Care elements of PENG Pocket Guide

Copies of the Nutrition in Critical Care elements of the PENG Pocket Guided made available to download for all BDA members.

Medical Nutrition Company Contacts

A list of contact details for medical nutrition companies if dietitians need to contact them.

Digital Tools: Rapid Implementation

Practical advice for dietitians and support workers on how to implement remote consultations rapidly and efficiently.

Critical Care Specialist Group Guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented expansion of and challenge to our critical care services. Undoubtedly, this will require significant planning and re-structuring of dietetic services to ensure that we are able to provide a safe and effective service during this time. This document has been developed by members from the Critical Care Dietitians Specialist Group (CCSG) of the British Dietetic Association taking into account current recommendations for planning and local experiences to date.