A specialist approach

Sophie Medlin and Nicola Guess argue that more dietitians moving into specialist fields would benefit the profession as a whole.

Be more pirate

Attending an AHP Future Leaders course energised Luke Cunningham’s career.

Plastic not so fantastic

Microplastics are a reality in the food chain, but are they a health risk?

Sustainable Food ABC

A blog from Elaine Penman, a student dietitian at GCU, about the ABC Sustainability Project.

BDA welcomes investment in dietetics in primary care

Government announces new funding to support the addition of thousands of new staff to support GP practices

Health Minister visits pioneering dietetic-led healthy eating scheme

Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services will today visit a Cardiff nursery to find out about a dietetic-led healthy eating scheme.

BDA Trade Union consults members in Northern Ireland on new pay proposals

British Dietetic Association consultation exercise with members over Northern Ireland Pay

Successful awards submissions – are you onto a winner?

Consultation Response - Ending the sale of energy drinks to children and young people in Scotland

BDA Scotland Board's response to Scottish Government's consultation on banning the sale of energy drinks to children and young people.

BDA suspends industrial action ballot in Northern Ireland

Following a critical meeting with the newly appointed Northern Ireland Health Minister on 15 January, the BDA has taken the decision to suspend our industrial action ballot.

Making a case for dietetics

Information on planning, influencing and how to write a business case for your service or team.

How to analyse and influence stakeholders

Identifying those that you can influence is vital if you want to Stand Up for Dietetics.

Influencing local authorities and public health in England

Local authorities have responsibility for coordinating and leading on public health in England.

Influencing CCGs in England

In England, CCGs make decisions about how services are funded and commissioned, so are a key group to influence locally.

The Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a short, 60 second speech designed to promote your service and profession. Find out how to create one with real impact.

Influencing Clinical Senates in England

Clinical senates influence and advise commissioners on service developments and care pathways.

Influencing Health Scrutiny in England

Health scrutiny plays an important role in oversight of the whole health and care system

Celeb Diet Trends to Avoid 2020

BDA spokespeople deal with hundreds of requests relating to food and nutrition from the media each year, as well as working with many more patients and clients who ask them about the latest celebrity or social media diet trend.

One Blue Dot - the BDA's Environmentally Sustainable Diet Project

On these pages you will find a toolkit of information, graphics, tools and links to help you improve your understanding of environmentally sustianable diets.

Let’s Get Cooking launches first community fridge on Merseyside

The British Dietetic Association’s Let’s Get Cooking initiative has today launched its first community fridge at the New Brighton Baptist Church in Wallasey, Merseyside.

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