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.

Practical guidance for using ‘MUST’ during the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice from the Malnutrition Advisory Group (MAG) of the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Practical considerations for nutritional management of non-ICU COVID-19 patients in hospital

This guidance aims to provide practical considerations for the nutritional management of non-ICU COVID-19 patients in hospital.

Malnutrition Pathway COVID-19 Leaflets

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

COVID-19 Public Infographics

Download copies of infographics on eating well in older age and whether food can boost your immune system to share with patients and the public.

Free Patient Webinars

A collection of free patient webinars, created by Somerset NHS dietitians but suitable to use anywhere in the UK.

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


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.