Dietitians union condemns government recommendation for 1% NHS pay award

BDA Trade Union Director, Annette Mansell-Green condemns government's recommendation of a paltry 1% pay increase for NHS staff, announced 4 March 2021.

Government must “reconsider urgently” 1% NHS pay proposal, all health unions tell PM

NHS staff in the rest of the UK will be “bewildered” as they contrast ​the pay offer in Scotland with plans for the rest of the UK, the 14 NHS unions have told the Prime Minister.

Consultation Response - National Food Strategy part 1

Our response to the National Food Strategy Review's call for evidence relating to the role of dietitians

Diabetes - Type 1

Good diabetes control will help you lead a full and active life and prevent other health complications.

King’s College London researchers secure over $1.8 million to investigate links between food additives and Crohn’s disease

Diets for the 10 billion

Good for you or good for planet Earth? A new report causes a diet-quake amongst experts

Dietitians respond to announcement of £100mil for obesity support

The British Dietetic Association has today welcomed government’s announcement of additional funding for obesity services in England but cautioned that we need to see services run by experts and that people of every age in every area of the country should be able to access the support they need.   

"My 12 days on the keto diet"

Energy Drinks Ban for under-16s welcomed - government urged to press on with further action

BDA very disappointed by HCPC decision to raise registration fees by 18%

Consultation Response - inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak

The BDA Wales Board response to the Senedd Health, Social Care and Sport Committee Inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales.

COVID-19 Nutrition Education Video for Staff

COVID-19 Vaccine

We are strongly encouraging all BDA members working in patient-facing roles who are offered the COVID-19 vaccine to take it if they can.

COVID-19 rapid guideline: Vitamin D

Read the latest NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline, focused on Vitamin D.

What are dietitians doing as part of the COVID-19 response?

Many people may not realise the vital role that dietitians are playing to treat people who are acutely sick with COVID-19, so we asked our Critical Care Specialist Group to explain more.

Obesity Empowerment Network and RCP resources - COVID-19 and Obesity

A suite of information developed by the Royal College of Physicians Advisory Group on Nutrition, Health and Weight to support adults living with obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for Dietitians

Latest update on COVID-19 / coronavirus for dietitians from your Professional Body and Trade Union. We will keep this page updated as the situation develops.

BDA Critical Care Specialist Group COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance: Feeding Patients on Critical Care Units in the Prone Position (awake and sedated).

Second Edition of best practice guidance developed by the BDA Critical Care Group for feeding patients while in the prone position both awake and sedated.

Redeployment of specialist dietitians during COVID-19 Pandemic

A statement calling for dietitians not to be redeployed from critical roles supporting vulnerable patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

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