Student Rían Joyce helped set up a local initiative to help vulnerable people in her community
Policy makers, healthcare leaders and dietetic leaders need to take action to ensure that everyone leaving hospital after suffering COVID-19, has access to suitable nutrition, with expert guidance from a dietitian
Dietitians in Northern Ireland are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways, from acute care in ICU to using technology to support paediatric patients at home.
“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.
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.
A list of webinars and podcasts developed by third parties for the nutritional care of COVID-19 patients (both in-patient and post-discharge)
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.
A suite of resources for NHS volunteers relating to diet and nutrition
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.
The Critical Care Specialist Group of the BDA have today published new guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BDA Chair Caroline Bovey on the massive challenge of COVID-19 and her own preparations to support the healthcare response.
Frequently Asked Questions about nutrition and food in relation to COVID-19 / coronavirus from the BDA. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.
Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.