Living gluten free in the UK as a British South Asian

More needs to be done to support British South Asians who suffer from coeliac disease, say Sefinat Somorin, Humayun Muhammad and Yvonne Jeanes.

What’s new in dietetic provision for adults with coeliac disease?

Yvonne Jeanes reveals how dietetic-led services and remote appointments are helping patients manage their condition.

Our student winners at the 2022 Research Symposium

The 2022 Symposium saw 62 abstracts presented in person and three presented via recordings across 12 streams. Here we feature the nine student winners.

New guide to open up conversations between parents and kids about weight

A new resource offers guidance for parents and caregivers on what they can say, do, and what may be best to avoid when talking about weight.

Coronation awards joy for Lorna Breeze - volunteer from Glasgow

Lorna Breeze is one of 500 outstanding volunteers to be chosen as the nation’s Coronation Champions.

Celebrating the success of #OurSupportWorkforce: HEE Awards

In December 2022, Health Education England (HEE) presented awards to members of the AHP Support Workforce

NHS dietitians accept latest NHS pay offer from the Government

BDA members, working in NHS England have accepted the most recent pay offer from the Government.

Cases of diabetes in the UK top five million for the first time

It’s time for the Government to implement a Food Strategy that’s fit for purpose.

What we need from the new Scottish First Minister

There is much work to be done by the Scottish Government. Here are our key asks for Humza Yousaf and his Cabinet.

NHS England Pay Consultation 2023 - FAQs

BDA recommends members vote yes in NHS pay consultation

The BDA Trade Union National Executive Committee (TUNEC) is recommending that members in England accept the latest pay offer from the Government for NHS workers.

Update on NHS England pay offer 2023

All you need to know about the latest pay offer for NHS workers in England.

Henry Dimbleby's resignation needs to be a sharp awakening for the Government

We need to see the Government take more concrete steps and hands on action to support the British people to be able to make healthier choices, particularly young children.

BDA to recommend acceptance of NHS England pay offer

If accepted, the offer would boost pay significantly this year and mean a wage increase next year that’s more than the government had budgeted for.

Weight Stigma – the conversation begins!

Although this is not that new to many dietitians, an important debate has started in the general media around the use of inclusive language, when it comes to how we talk about people living with obesity and overweight.

Cow’s milk allergy management in practice

Annina Whipp is a senior specialist paediatric dietitian. In this Q&A she tells us about how she manages cow’s milk allergy management in practice.

BDA to join talks with the Government on NHS Pay in England

Following the BDA’s successful mandate for industrial action and subsequent letter to the PM, the BDA has been invited into NHS pay negotiations with the Health Secretary.

Help get Elsie Widdowson (another) blue plaque!

Join the campaign to get Elsie Widdowson a blue plaque in Dulwich, where she grew up.

The BDA is considering formal pay talk offer, alongside other health unions

Health unions, including the BDA have received an invite from the Government to enter into formal pay talks.

Outcome of Industrial Action Ballot Conducted February 2023

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