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ACBS launch consultation on ONS policy

The Advisory Committee on Borderline Substances (ACBS) has today launched an open consultation on proposed…

Medical Nutrition International Industry invite proposals for €30.000 national grant

The Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) will award €30.000 to a national initiative or research…

Advertising Standards Authority rules against Kendal Nutricare Ltd advertising of infant formula

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today published a ruling against Kendal Nutricare Ltd, judging…

BSNA welcomes publication of new Government early years report: The Best Start in Life: A vision for the 1,001 Critical Days

BSNA responds to the Government's early years development vision, launched today by Andrea Leadsom MP…

Why is nutritional care important for patients with COVID-19? New infographic published by Medical Nutrition International Industry Association

Specialist nutrition industry groups welcome multi-disciplinary approach proposed in newly published 'EU Beating Cancer Plan'

BSNA joins with Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE) and Medical Nutrition Industry (MNI) to welcome the…

Supply of Specialist Infant Formula in Northern Ireland

Reassurance on temporary delays to distribution of a specialist formula in Northern Ireland…

Supply of formula milk products in the context of Dover travel disruption

We take the opportunity to reassure parents that formula milk products remain available and are…

BSNA welcomes the Hospital Food Review as an important step in improving nutritional care for all patients

BSNA members welcome the Independent Review of NHS Hospital Food's report and its recognition that…

MNI: From Hospital to Home with Parenteral Nutrition

Medical Nutrition International (MNI) Industry have recently launched an animation video titled "From Hospital to…

Latest Blog

New report from BSNA: Enabling informed decision making and respecting parent choices in infant feeding

A new report outlines the findings of a survey commissioned by BSNA to explore the…

Tipping The Balance - the role of medical foods in managing the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the unprecedented expansion of and challenge to critical care…

Newly formed IDDSI UK Reference Group

BSNA members hope to bring expert medical nutrition product knowledge to contribute to the newly…

Micronutrient malnutrition across the life course, sarcopenia and frailty 8-9 December 2020

MEPs call on European Commission and EU Member States to include nutrition and nutritional care in all EU health programmes

At the EU4Nutrition LIVE event earlier this months, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) Mr…

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2020

BSNA supports the positive use of feeding tubes to ensure access to nutrition for those…

BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference

The BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference took place on 26 and 27 November in Belfast, with…

ESPEN-ONCA-MNI Joint Session

The 41st Congress of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) took place…

BAPEN 2018 Annual Conference

The BAPEN 2018 Annual Conference took place on 20 and 21 November at Harrogate Convention…

World Prematurity Day 2018

World Prematurity Day is taking place on 17 November, raising awareness of premature birth.…

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The expenditure of disease-related malnutrition is estimated at £19.6bn/yr in England

29.3% of infants born in England are exclusively breastfed at 6-8 weeks

Coeliac disease affects 1 in 100 people

Parenteral nutrition is used by patients for a total of 1.2mn days/yr