The essential role of iodine in the diet

Chair of the BDA England Board Dr Julie Abayomi and co-author James Sandy discuss the importance of iodine in the diet - particularly to pregnant women and those of child bearing age.

International Volunteer Day 2020

We’re celebrating all our volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2020.

Government must set out plan to avoid Brexit-related food insecurity

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey writes about a recently leaked report about potential impacts on food supplies in the event of a no deal Brexit.

Your COVID Recovery Programme

The Your COVID Recovery Programme has been launched! This is an NHS, interactive, self directed tool to support people through their rehabilitation journey following COVID-19. The BDA is pleased to have been involved in this initiative, and are now calling on dietetic services to sign up to be a part of the multidisciplinary team in England.

Natural source waters and environmental considerations

Campaigning in parliament for action on malnutrition

Caroline Bovey, Alison Smith and Ailsa Kennedy discuss their participation in the MAW2020 parliamentary event.

Your new BDA Student Rep for 2020/21

More detail needed - the Government's obesity strategy

In this blog, Dr Hilda Mulrooney RD considers the government’s latest obesity strategy in more detail on behalf of the BDA Obesity Specialist Group (OSG).

Demonstrating the effectiveness of Dietitians during COVID-19

A COVID-19 data set to capture how dietitians support service users with COVID-19.

Writing for Dietetics Today

Writing for Dietetics Today, the official membership magazine for the British Dietetic Association.

My Experiences as the BDA Student Rep 2019/20

Alison Booker, BDA Student Rep 2019/20 writes about her highlights and experience in the role.

Brexit – Where are we now?

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey discusses recent developments in the UK's exit from the EU in relation to nutrition and food, and sets out the BDA's position on some key issues.

Transforming Food Industry Communications with HCPs

Tess Kelly discusses the important role that Quorn's partnership with the BDA has had in ensuring their messaging is engaging but also evidence based.

Adapting to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dietitian Julie Walker from Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust talks about how she and her team adapted to provide support to patients and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q&A with Dietetic Support Worker Sam

Aisling Pigott asked Sam Eyre-Williams about what it is like to work as a DSW, and what challenges she faces.

Keeping it professional online

Some advice for members on how they can stay professional online

Digital Dietetics and COVID-19

Dietitian Joanna Teece shares some of her experience of digital innovation and dietetics in Scotland, and how this can be useful for all dietitians as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Digital options to keep you and your patients safe

Extraordinary times mean extraordinary measures

BDA statement on avoidable contact and use of technological solutions during COVID-19 pandemic

The BDA sets out a clear position on avoiding unnecessary face-to-face contact and using technology to increase safety during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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