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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…

UK Malnutrition Awareness Week: Why it is important and even more so TODAY - All Party Health Group Blog

MPs in the All Party Health Group have welcomed UK Malnutrition Awareness Group in this…

Parenteral Nutrition: ensuring high quality throughout preparation, supply and administration

The process of producing Parenteral Nutrition (PN) is a complex one involving multiple, carefully controlled…

BSNA supports World Food Safety Day and joins with calls on all stakeholders to come together for food safety

Safe and nutritious food plays an essential role in providing for the health and wellbeing…

BSNA responds to WHO Status Report 2020: Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes

BSNA Members welcome the World Health organization’s (WHO)‘ Status Report 2020’ on the implementation of…

Why medical foods are vital to the treatment and recovery of COVID-19 patients

BSNA members have and continue to play a vital role in supporting the health and…

Arsenic in rice

Reassurance to parents that rice products specifically marketed for infants and young children up to…

ISDI brochure on Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP)

The brochure provides the international background regarding Foods for Special Medical Purposes (FSMP) based on…

MNI Grant 2020

The MNI grant rewards national initiatives or research projects for Optimal Nutritional Care. The objective…

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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.…

The Changing Face of Parenteral Nutrition in Oncology

Choosing the appropriate nutritional intervention can play an important role in the patient’s prognosis, wellbeing…

Coeliac Awareness Week 2018

BSNA supports Coeliac Awareness Week 2018…

Time to take food allergy seriously

As a parent, giving your child the best possible start in life is your number…

IDDSI in the UK - what does it mean?

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) came about to develop international standardised terminology and…

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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