NHS Scotland Pay 2022

The BDA is to begin consulting members in NHS Scotland on a pay offer of 5%.

Dietitian leading digital health transformations through Topol Digital Health Fellowship

Aaron Boysen is the first Dietitian to have been awarded a NHS Topol Digital Health Fellowship and has recently started his journey through the programme. He will be sharing regular updates with us as he progresses.

BDA response to the RCN’s change of position on NHS pay

The BDA and our partner NHS unions have issued a joint statement in response to a change of position on NHS pay by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

Health unions call for ‘game changing pay rise’ for exhausted NHS staff

The BDA has joined forces with other leading NHS unions to urge ministers to act now with a significant wage boost to address the growing NHS staffing crisis.

NHS Pension Scheme (Scotland) Advisory Board McCLoud Remedy Update

NHS Scotland - Annual Leave Buyback and Carry Over 2021-22

Update on NHS pay consultation in England and Wales 2021

Find out the results of the consultation exercise on the government pay awards in England and Wales we recently asked members to take part in.

BDA Trade Union position on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

The BDA Trade Union National Executive Committee has taken a clear and definitive position in opposition to any attempts to make the take-up of the vaccination mandatory.

2020 BDA NHS and HSCNI Workforce Report

The dietetic workforce is constantly evolving. To find out where we are, we surveyed NHS & HSCNI Trusts and Boards across the UK at the end of 2020.

Delayed pay rise will leave staff disappointed, say health unions

Health unions representing 1.2 million NHS staff in England have responded to the 3% NHS pay rise announced by the government, which accepts the recommendation made by the independent pay review body.

BDA praises skilled professionals from around the world who choose to work in the NHS

Baroness Harding’s reported promise to “end the reliance on foreign doctors and nurses” fails to recognise the central role that health and care professionals from outside the UK have played in the NHS throughout its history. We are once again disappointed by the focus of this government on restricting those willing to work in the National Health Service rather than investment and support for the health service as a whole.