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 NHS and patients
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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 million people at risk of malnutrition in the UK , raising awareness of the value of good nutrition and hydration is a vitally important message for health and social care.
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BAPEN Annual Conference 2021

This year’s BAPEN Annual Conference will be taking place virtually, from 29 November to 2 December!
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BSNA welcomes Global Nutrition Day 2021

Today is nutrition Day 2021 - a worldwide initiative to fight malnutrition in health care institutions, which asks healthcare professionals in hospital wards and care homes around the world to participate in a one-day cross-sectional audit to benchmark institutions' nutrition care on an international level.
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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’, BSNA looks at how the Health and Care Bill, currently making its way through Parliament is an opportunity to encourage the health and care system as a whole to 'Ask, Look and Listen' to identify those at risk of malnutrition.
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Ask, Look and Listen - UK Malnutrition Awareness Week 2021

BSNA is supporting the fourth UK Malnutrition Awareness Week (MAW), which is taking place 11-17 October 2021. Cofounded by the Malnutrition Task Force (MTF) and BAPEN, MAW aims to raise the awareness and understanding of malnutrition.
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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 and training sessions available to attendees.
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Heavy metals and the diet of infants and young children: what you need to know

Baby food and drinks in the UK are amongst some of the most regulated and safe products available on the market. Companies in the UK are very diligent when it comes to food safety, including the presence of heavy metals, and take their responsibility very seriously, often putting in place stricter rules than are required by legislation.
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HOME ARTIFICIAL NUTRITION (HAN) WEEK 2021

HAN week 2021 is taking place 2-8 August and is a week dedicated to raising awareness of the essential nutritional treatments - covering parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition and oral nutritional supplements for people at home and in the community.
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Arsenic: what you need to know - update July 2021

BSNA members manufacture products aimed specifically at infants and young children which are highly regulated, including the level of a number of naturally occurring contaminants such as arsenic. This update explains more about arsenic and about rice in a baby's diet. What is arsenic and where is it found? Arsenic is a natural component of the Earth and is widely found in the environment in the air, soil and water. Consequently, arsenic can be found in a wide range of foods, such as grains, although, rice is known to concentrate more inorganic arsenic compared to other cereals.
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