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Latest News

New Department and Health and Social Care consultation on gluten-free foods on prescription in England

The Department and Health and Social Care has launched a consultation on the Regulations of…

Feeding the Preterm Infant

Thanks to advances in antenatal care, the overall survival rates for preterm infants has increased…

Aptamil formulation statement

For information, please contact Danone. …

Prescribing ONS: The requirements for individual clinical circumstances

NHS England Guidance on Commissioning Excellent Nutrition and Hydration 2015-2018, NICE Clinical Guideline 32 on…

​Royal College of Midwives publishes new position on infant feeding

BSNA supports the Royal College of Midwives’ (RCM) new position statement on infant feeding, published…

Study finds huge variation in the prescribing of gluten-free foods

Gluten-free prescribing is in a state of flux, with substantial clinically unwarranted variation between practices…

2018 MNI GRANT

​​​The Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) is pleased to announce an award of €30,000 to…

IDDSI is coming!

From 1 April 2018, healthcare professionals will begin to see the IDDSI Framework transition into healthcare settings.…

NEW RESEARCH FOR NUTRITION AND HYDRATION WEEK 2018

BSNA supports high quality, safe nutrition and hydration for all patients and welcomes Nutrition and…

The Department of Health and Social Care consultation recognises value of gluten-free foods for coeliacs

Gluten-free breads and flour mixes should remain on prescription to those who are clinically diagnosed…

Latest Blog

The Cost of Infant Milks in the UK

A report published recently by the First Steps Nutrition Trust intends to set out the…

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…

Need for Integrated Care to Help Us Stay Independent for Longer - New WHO Guidelines

Losing muscle is natural, but its rate of progression and effects don’t have to be…

Forgotten not Fixed: the increasing burden of malnutrition in England

The increasing number of cases of malnutrition in hospital and associated deaths reflect a system-wide…

BAPEN Annual Conference 2017

BSNA was proud to exhibit at the BAPEN Annual Conference 2017, which was also BAPEN’s…

ESPEN Congress

The 39th European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) congress took place from the…

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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