Day in the life of a Dietetic Assistant or Support Worker

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.

Dietetic Assistants and Support Workers Q & A

Dietetic assistants and support workers are a vital part of the dietetic team, working alongside RDs to support patients and improve services. We put some questions to three of our members to find out more about their roles and why they considered it as a career.

Working as the Dietitian for a fast-growing food brand

Kate Twine RD, Dietitian at Oatly UK, writes about her experience of working for a fast growing food business.

Cultural Diets and the need for diversity in dietetics

With one of the themes for this year’s Dietitians Week celebrating the diversity of the dietetic profession, Anjanee Kohli reflects on the backgrounds and experiences of our colleagues.

Volunteers Week

This week is not just Dietitians Week, it is Volunteers Week! Carlena Probert-Baulch, our Volunteer Officer, talks about the positive impact of our volunteers, especially against the background of COVID-19.

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.