Food supply issues risk worsening malnutrition in Northern Ireland British Dietetic Association says

As we receive yet more evidence that the confused implementation of Brexit is causing food shortages in Northern Ireland, the BDA is calling on the Northern Ireland and UK Governments to take urgent action.

Lockdown will once again worsen food insecurity – we need sustained action

In this third nation-wide lockdown, the British Dietetic Association has called on governments across the UK to finally take urgent and sustained action on food insecurity for people of all ages.

Case Study - Prescribing support

Read about how a prescribing support dietitian supported a woman living with lung cancer to address malnutrition

Consultation Response - Spending Review and Local Government Finance

The BDA's response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee inquiry into the Spending Review and its possible impact on local government finance.

Campaigning in parliament for action on malnutrition

Caroline Bovey, Alison Smith and Ailsa Kennedy discuss their participation in the MAW2020 parliamentary event.

Malnutrition in older people

This Malnutrition Awareness Week, Emily Stuart, RD, looks at how a food-first approach is the cornerstone for treatment but there are several social aspects to consider when discussing malnutrition in older people.

New BDA partnership tackles malnutrition in Scotland

The British Dietetic Association and Eat Well Age Well, a project from Scottish Charity Food Train, are delighted to announce a new collaboration to tackle malnutrition in Scotland in time for UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2020. 

Consultation Response - Comprehensive Spending Review 2020

Our response to the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review, outlining our calls for further funding for public health, weight management services, malnutrition prevention and more.

Government action is urgently required to prevent malnutrition amongst older adults due to COVID-19

The BDA and colleagues from UK Malnutrition Awareness and Prevention Network (MAPN) have arranged a letter to the Secretary of State to urge action on malnutrition amongst the elderly.

Malnutrition Pathway COVID-19 Leaflets

Resources from the Malnutrtion Pathway team, including advice on eating well during and after COVID-19.

Manual of Dietetic Practice Resources

In response to the COVID-19 / Coronavirus pandemic we have released sections of the manual for you to download.

There is no diet to prevent Coronavirus

The British Dietetic Association (BDA), representing dietitians across the UK, call on the public and media to stop the spread of nutrition pseudoscience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oral nutritional supplements and the power of taste

Malnutrition

The simple steps outlined in this Food Fact Sheet should help to identify and treat malnutrition.

The Management of Malnourished Adults in All Community and All Health and Care Settings

Dietitians have the expertise both at an individual patient and strategic level to identify, assess, care plan, treat, monitor and review individuals to achieve patient-centred outcomes, and train others to prevent and treat malnutrition.