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.
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.
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.
Belinda Mortell shares her experiences as a dietitian, and discusses the new Home-Grown Dietitian project as part of AHP's Day.
Discussing some of the mainstream schemes and exploring environmental labelling on food.
The 2021 BDA Diabetes Specialist Group Dietetic Competency Framework for Dietitians Working in the Area of Diabetes is now available for any dietitian working with people with diabetes.
We asked Megan Jones, the Dietetic Assistant and Dietetic Support Worker representative on our Board of Directors, to reflect on a “day in the life” of her role as both a Dietetic Assistant and on the BDA Board.
A new BDA project to inspire young people about dietetics.
Kate Twine RD, Dietitian at Oatly UK, writes about her experience of working for a fast growing food business.
Fundamentally, the BDA believes that looking at the nutritional profile of a food is more helpful than simply whether it is ‘processed’ or even ‘ultra-processed’.
Elaine Anderson RD, Freelance and NHS Dietitian, discusses the low histamine diet, whether it can help alleviate Long Covid symptoms and why you should get support from a dietitian.
In this blog, BDA Obesity Specialist Group Chair Dr Amanda Avery and Vice-Chair Dr Adrian Brown outline some of the key commitments that the government has made but still needs to follow through on to improve public health.
The Post Registration Professional Development Framework, the latest document in the BDA suite of resources to support dietetic practice has now landed.
An annual corporate membership with the BDA is for organisations who work with the BDA more strategically and want to demonstrate support for the profession. These relationships also publicly acknowledge the role which external organisations play in helping the BDA to achieve its aims and the delivery of our strategic plan.
Douglas Livingston, RD2B at GCU and part of the team behind Sustainable Food ABC, describes how they came to develop their recently launched sustainable cookbook.
BDA Chair Caroline Bovey writes about how the after-effects of Brexit and what they might mean for food and dietetics
BDA Older People Specialist Group Chair Vittoria Romano writes about the newly published guidance for Care Providers on the Enhanced Health in Care Homes Framework
Parissa Dunkinson, BDA Mental Health Group Professional Development Officer for Eating Disorders introduces Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2021 and encourages dietitians to get involved.