EFAD Journal: Kompass Nutrition and Dietetics
The European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians (EFAD) have published the first issue of their journal, Kompass Nutrition & Dietetics.
COVID-19 rapid guideline: Vitamin D
Read the latest NICE COVID-19 rapid guideline, focused on Vitamin D.
COVID 19 - Resilience arrangements for the supply of enteral tube feed and giving sets
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) and the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) have worked with suppliers to put in place dedicated resilience arrangements to support continuity of supply.
Demonstrating the effectiveness of Dietitians during COVID-19
A COVID-19 data set to capture how dietitians support service users with COVID-19.
A community among the pandemic
Student Rían Joyce helped set up a local initiative to help vulnerable people in her community
Nutrition and the COVID-19 discharge pathway
Policy makers, healthcare leaders and dietetic leaders need to take action to ensure that everyone leaving hospital after suffering COVID-19, has access to suitable nutrition, with expert guidance from a dietitian
“It feels inevitable I’ll get something and bring it home.” NHS staff say social distancing is impossible in cramped and under-resourced offices
Following a survey of its membership, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) have uncovered that 54% of UK dietitians feel they are unable to appropriately follow social distancing guidelines at work – increasing their risk of contracting and spreading the coronavirus.
“We feel like lambs to the slaughter!” frontline NHS dietitians cry out for PPE
As over half of dietitians in the UK report a lack of PPE, the UK’s trade union for Dietitians and Dietetic Support Workers, the British Dietetic Association, calls for better protection for NHS workers.
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.
BDA Critical Care Group COVID-19 Guidance Published
The Critical Care Specialist Group of the BDA have today published new guidance on management of nutrition and dietetic services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Navigating by Telegraph Poles"
BDA Chair Caroline Bovey on the massive challenge of COVID-19 and her own preparations to support the healthcare response.
COVID-19 / Coronavirus - Advice for the General Public
Frequently Asked Questions about nutrition and food in relation to COVID-19 / coronavirus from the BDA.
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.