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OB欧宝体育吧 Parosmia – helping patients with olfactory dysfunction
Parosmia has gained more recognition since the COVID-19 pandemic but many people, including health professionals, are still unaware not just of the condition but the impact it has on the daily lives of those that have the diagnosis.
How dietitians can protect the planet
Dr Clare Pettinger gives an insight into the subject of her Elsie Widdowson lecture.
Cooking the Commonwealth
The Cook the Commonwealth project builds on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as a platform to celebrate the cultural diets and food of member countries. A group of BDA members have contributed to the exciting project, testing and tweaking recipes across the Commonwealth regions.
Fuelling Northern Ireland hopes at Commonwealth Games
Ahead of the Commonwealth Games, SENR Executive Support Consultant Dr Alan Kennedy, spoke with Sport Northern Ireland Performance Nutritionist Dr Julia Bone, learning about her extraordinary career journey to date and her approach to the nutritional management of her competing athletes.
The role of the sports dietitian at a major games
As Birmingham gears up for the Commonwealth Games, Sharon Madigan uses her experience at the Tokyo Olympics to give an insight into what sports dietitians can expect.
It’s all in the preparation
This summer’s Commonwealth Games will be Eoghan Hickey’s first taste of a major Games with Wales.
What's it like being on placement?
MSc Dietetics student, Caoimhe Lennon gives us an insight into her experiences on B placement.
Working as a Dietitian in industry
As part of Dietitians Week, Benecol's UK Healthcare Professional Marketing Manager Corrine Toyn shares a day in the life of a Dietitian working in industry.
Plant-based drinks – your questions answered
Through BDA surveys during Danone’s 10-year corporate membership, it is clear that dietitians still have questions they would like answered about the role of plant-based drinks in the UK diet. Dietitian Kate Arthur, from Alpro, has pulled together some thoughts on the most commonly asked questions.
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Large majority reject NHS Scotland Pay Award and Trade Unions move to formal balloting for industrial action
Following a consultative ballot with Scottish members, the BDA Trade Union has voted to reject the Scottish Government’s pay award for NHS staff.
BDA’s Andy Burman is awarded Outstanding Achievement Award
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 Response to the Health and Social Care Committee Report on Workforce: recruitment, training and retention in health and social care
The BDA welcomes the Health & Social Care Committee’s report into the workforce crisis within the NHS. The BDA and its members have warned the Government for years that the current systems in place are not working.
NHS England and NHS Wales Pay 2022
We are currently balloting respective BDA members on the recent announcement on Pay for NHS staff in England and NHS Staff in Wales.
BDA Member Anne Mensforth honoured with an MBE for her services to Dietetics
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.
Delayed, disappointing pay rise will leave staff considering their futures, say health unions
Health unions representing more than a million NHS staff in England - including the BDA - have reacted with dismay to the NHS pay rise of £1,400 announced by the government.
Gallery and round-up: BDA Awards 2022
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.
The Role of Dietitians and other Allied Health Professionals in the Health and Work Agenda
A new digital resource from the Royal Society of Public Health, based on feedback from more than 1000 Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) has been launched today.
Celebrating the diversity of BDA members this Commonwealth Games
With the Commonwealth Games taking place in Birmingham this summer (28 July to 8 August), the BDA would love for you to share your heritage with us so that we can celebrate how BDA members have an international and multicultural make-up.