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A Parliamentary peek into the inner workings of Commercial Compounding manufacturing

BSNA welcome Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP and David Simmonds MP to visit local BSNA…

BSNA to host a three part webinar on parenteral nutrition and the role of nurses from hospital to home

Starting on 18 May, the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) is to host a live…

One Month Left to Submit a Proposal for 2022 MNI Grant

There is just one month left to submit proposals for the annual Medical Nutrition International…

BSNA responds to World Health Organisation report ‘How marketing of formula milk influences our decisions on infant feeding’

BSNA has issued a response to the WHO report on marketing of formula milk, published…

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2022 - supporting people to live, grow and thrive!

BSNA is supporting the 12th annual 'Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2022' (7-11 February 2022) and…

#Closethecaregap: World Cancer Day 2022

BSNA is supporting #worldcancerday2022 today. Nutrition plays a pivotal role in the development and prevention…

RCN endorses BSNA’s resources on parenteral nutrition: ensuring high quality throughout preparation, supply and administration

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) now endorses the British Specialist Nutrition Association’s animation and…

European expert groups launch urgent plan for optimal nutritional care for all cancer patients at ESPEN Congress 2021

A joint report launched by expert groups at the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and…

Further ruling by Advertising Standards Authority against Kendal Nutricare Ltd for breaches of infant formula advertising rules

Following a ruling against Kendal Nutricare Ltd in April this year, the Advertising Standards Authority…

Prioritising nutritional care in the Health and Care Bill 2021

As the Health and Care Bill passed through its Second Reading stage in the House…

Latest Blog

How do we tackle malnutrition in the UK? Dietitians are central to the solution!

For Dietitians Week 2022, we reflect on the importance of dietitians and why they are…

Did You Know about the Importance of Nutrition in the ICU?

This week is National Intensive Care week (6-12 June 2022) which celebrates the intensive care…

World Food Safety Day 7 June 2022

To celebrate World Safety Day (7 June) BSNA has joined with International Special Dietary Foods…

New BSNA infographic published - A guide to Commercial Compounders

BSNA's short guide to Commercial Compounders explores the valuable role the sector has for the…

Nutrition and Hydration Week 14-20 March – Why malnutrition should be a priority for Integrated Care Systems

BSNA welcomes Nutrition and Hydration Week taking place 14-20 March 2022. With an estimated three…

BAPEN Annual Conference 2021

This year’s BAPEN Annual Conference will be taking place virtually, from 29 November to 2 December!…

BSNA welcomes Global Nutrition Day 2021

Today is nutrition Day 2021 - a worldwide initiative to fight malnutrition in health care…

Tackling malnutrition through the Health and Care Bill 2021

On the final day of the fourth UK Malnutrition Awareness Week, with its theme of…

Ask, Look and Listen - UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021

BSNA is supporting the fourth UK Malnutrition Awareness Week (MAW), which is taking place 11-1…

European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Congress 2021 (9-14 September)

ESPEN'S second virtual congress takes place this week with a wide variety of events, discussions…

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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

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