A new practice-based learning programme (PBL) that introduces students to a hospital setting early on in their degrees has received the prestigious Dame Barbara Clayton Award from the BDA General and Education Trust.
Bruno Mafrici is a renal dietitian who has held the Renal Nutrition Specialist Group Chair role for the last five years, as well as being one of the authors and editors of the Pocket Guide to Clinic Nutrition, within the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Specialist Group (PENG). Bruno received an Ibex in 2023.
On 4 July we brought together nearly 100 people from the UK dietetic industry to celebrate those individuals and groups that have gone above and beyond to support patients as well as the wider profession.
Simon Fevre is Trade Union Chair and Clinical Lead Dietitian for the Older Peoples Services at Fife Health and Social Care Partnership. Simon was awarded a BDA Fellowship in 2023. We asked him about his work and what this honour means to him.
Gary Frost is Professor of Nutrition and Dietetic at Imperial College London and recipient of the inaugural Professional Achievement honour, given in recognition of outstanding personal commitment and exceptional contributions to the profession of dietetics. We asked Gary about what it means to him to receive this honour.
The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate the work of Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles, leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK. We’re thrilled that three of our members in Wales have won awards this year!
Andy Burman, who retires as the BDA’s CEO this summer, has been awarded an International Academy of Nutrition Educators Outstanding Achievement Award for contributions to the field of nutrition education.
BDA member and dietitian Anne Mensforth, Home Enteral Nutrition Service, Nutrition and Dietetic Service, Families, Young People and Children’s Directorate, at the Leicestershire Partnership Trust has been awarded an MBE for services to Dietetics in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Anne shares what it means to receive the honour.
The first in-person BDA Awards since 2019 took place last week as the Dietetic community celebrated BDA members' great successes and achievements within Dietetics over the past year. Check out the photos and find out the winners of this year's awards.
Dr Elizabeth Weekes is a retired Consultant Dietitian at Guy's & St Thomas NHS and Foundation Trust and retired Senior Clinical Lecturer at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Elizabeth received a BDA Fellowship in 2022.