Managing Adult Malnutrition

Including a pathway for the appropriate use of
oral nutritional supplements (ONS)


Videos
  • MALNUTRITION IN THE UK

    Experts discuss the size of the problem of malnutrition in the UK. Featuring:

    • Dr Mike Stroud Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation and Chair of the NICE Nutrition Support in Adults Panel
    • Anne Holdoway Specialist Dietitian and Chair of the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PEN) Group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), 
    • Dr Rachel Pryke GP and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Clinical Champion for Nutrition for Health,
    • Barbara Parsons Head of Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC),
    • Dr Ailsa Brotherton Honorary Secretary for the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)
  • IMPLEMENTING MANAGING ADULT MALNUTRITION IN THE COMMUNITY

    Experts outline how they feel healthcare professionals should be implementing the guidance and pathways, the effect such implementations should have on overall quality of patient care and how the document supports the NICE Guidance for Nutrition Support in Adults.

    • Dr Mike Stroud Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation and Chair of the NICE Nutrition Support in Adults Panel
    • Anne Holdoway Specialist Dietitian and Chair of the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PEN) Group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), 
    • Dr Rachel Pryke GP and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Clinical Champion for Nutrition for Health,
    • Iain McGregor Vice Chair of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Older People’s Forum and Teaching, Learning and Quality Assurance Manager at e-GNCS Ltd,
    • Barbara Parsons Head of Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC),
    • Dr Ailsa Brotherton Honorary Secretary for the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)
  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGING ADULT MALNUTRITION IN THE COMMUNITY

    Experts discuss why they personally became involved in the development of the Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community document with give details of the professions and associations which have endorsed/supported the document.

    • Anne Holdoway Specialist Dietitian and Chair of the Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (PEN) Group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), 
    • Dr Rachel Pryke GP and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Clinical Champion for Nutrition for Health,
    • Iain McGregor Vice Chair of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Older People’s Forum and Teaching, Learning and Quality Assurance Manager at e-GNCS Ltd,
    • Barbara Parsons Head of Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC),
    • Dr Ailsa Brotherton Honorary Secretary for the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)
  • WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY ABOUT MALNUTRITION IN THE COMMUNITY

    Experts outline the challenges of identifying malnutrition in the community, the cost pressures malnutrition is placing on the NHS and suggest what healthcare professionals could be considering to improve identification and management of malnutrition in the community.

    • Anne Holdoway Chair of the National Advisory Panel on Managing Adult Malnutrition in the Community
    • Dr Anita Nathan GP and Member of the GPs Interested in Nutrition Group
    • Dr Phil Hammond Doctor, Journalist, Broadcaster, Campaigner and Comedian
Supporting Documents

There is a selection of supporting publications available in another section of this site.

RESOURCES AREA

Support for Patients & Carers

A number of resources are available that have been developed to support patients and carers.

PATIENTS & CARERS

Specific support for common conditions

A number of resources are available that have been developed to assist healthcare professionals supporting patients at risk of malnutrition as a result of a specific condition. These include:

COPD LUNG CANCER (external site)

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