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The BDA Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition specialist group strives to train, educate, support and represent dietitians working in oral, enteral and parenteral nutrition support in all care settings.

The Group acts as the professional voice on matters pertaining to nutritional support and is a founder Group of BAPEN. Members are registered dietitians who aim to ensure that nutritional support for patients is safe and clinically effective both in hospital and at home. PENG has a number of supported virtual dietetic groups such as the home enteral feeding network.


For more information visit our website or email [email protected]


Practice Toolkit: The Use of Blended Diet with Enteral Feeding Tubes has been launched

In April 2019, a working group was convened and funded by the Paediatric Specialist Group and PENG to review the BDA’s Policy Statement (2013) and Practice Toolkit (2015) in relation to the use of Blended Diet with Enteral Feeding Tubes. Read the background in this blog.

Download the toolkit here.

PENG Pocket Guide - Available for purchase

The new edition of the PENG Pocket Guide to Clinical Nutrition is now available. Find out more and how to order

NEW Parenteral Nutrition Patient Resource - access it today!

We're pleased to launch a new parenteral nutrition patient resource developed with PINNT and the NNNG.
This resource is readily available to all BDA members to access and download today from the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition specialist group main website.


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