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The British Dietetic Association (BDA)

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)

National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)

Other useful websites

Sites containing useful information relating to research and development issues in the UK include funding arrangements for research.

Department of Health

Research and Development in the Department of Health and NHS

NHS Executive

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Sites concerned with clinical effectiveness and evidence-based healthcare

University of York - NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine


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International PEN Societies

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

Australian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN)

British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)

European Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN)

Latin-American Federation for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (FELANPE)

Indian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ISPEN0)

Oley Foundation (home PEN organisation)

Patients on Intravenous and Naso-gastric Nutrition Therapy (PINNT)

South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (SASPEN)

International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (Marseilles, France)

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Clinical Associations

American Medical Association

American Dietetic Association

American Society for Clinical Nutrition

British Society of Gastroenterology

Intensive Care Society

Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Nutrition Society

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

The Royal College of Surgeons of England

The Royal Society

The Royal Society of Medicine

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American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Archives of Internal Medicine

Archives of Surgery

Biochemical Journal Online



Critical Care Forum

Free Medline




Journal of The American Dietetic Association's

Nutrition: the international journal of applied and basic nutritional sciences

The Lancet


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Research and Resources

Association of Research Medical Charities, UK (AMRC)

BIRON / The Data Archive - comprehensive on-line catalogue which includes Health Survey for England, Dietary and Nutritional Surveys, General Household Surveys, Health and Lifestyle Surveys.

British Pharmacopoeia (Need to subscribe to gain access)

COPAC - on-line catalogue giving unified access to some of the largest university library collections in the U.K. and Ireland.

Cordis - Research and Development Information Service

Leatherhead Food Research Association
An independent organisation serving technical and information needs of the international food and drinks industry. Excellent search links in biomedicine, biosciences, food and agriculture.


Office of Science and Technology

UK Research Councils

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Bulletin Boards

BDA Dietitians Discussion Forum

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Internet Help

The Internet Gopher; Surfer's tools and Tips - a collection of tips and resources for beginners and others who want to find better ways to get what they want from the Internet.

How to search the internet using Search Engines

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News, Science and Current Affairs

BBC News Online


Yahoo News

New York Times


New Scientist

National Geographic

Press Association

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