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.

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.

Demonstrating the effectiveness of Dietitians during COVID-19

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

A community among the pandemic

Student Rían Joyce helped set up a local initiative to help vulnerable people in her community

Union Blueprint for safe re-opening up of NHS

“It feels inevitable I’ll get something and bring it home.” NHS staff say social distancing is impossible in cramped and under-resourced offices

Following a survey of its membership, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) have uncovered that 54% of UK dietitians feel they are unable to appropriately follow social distancing guidelines at work – increasing their risk of contracting and spreading the coronavirus.

“We feel like lambs to the slaughter!” frontline NHS dietitians cry out for PPE

As over half of dietitians in the UK report a lack of PPE, the UK’s trade union for Dietitians and Dietetic Support Workers, the British Dietetic Association, calls for better protection for NHS workers.

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)

What are dietitians doing as part of the COVID-19 response?

Many people may not realise the vital role that dietitians are playing to treat people who are acutely sick with COVID-19, so we asked our Critical Care Specialist Group to explain more.

Digital options to keep you and your patients safe

Extraordinary times mean extraordinary measures

"Navigating by Telegraph Poles"

BDA Chair Caroline Bovey on the massive challenge of COVID-19 and her own preparations to support the healthcare response.

Coronavirus / COVID19 update from BDA CEO, Andy Burman

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for the General Public

Frequently Asked Questions about nutrition and food in relation to COVID-19 / coronavirus from the BDA.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for Dietitians

Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Professional Body and Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.