Education and Training Founders and organisers of:
PENG Clinical Update Course
The BDA validated Clinical Update postgraduate course in clinical nutrition has been running since 1985, and can be used towards the Advanced Diploma in Dietetic Practice.
The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
PENG is one of the 5 founder members that makes up BAPEN. In addition to having academic sessions at the annual BAPEN meeting, PENG are involved with BAPEN Council, working parties and contribute to their publications.
PENG regularly contribute to key clinical meetings and host an educational session at the BAPEN annual conference.
Close links with Universities
PENG have produced guidelines on clinical nutrition for use by the universities in training dietitians and is developing links to improve nutrition education for medical students.
PENG is widely consulted on nutritional issues by organisations including professional, commercial and Government bodies and contributes to ESPEN and the British Standards institute (BSI)