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Webinar: Expert Consensus on Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Parenteral Nutrition – July 9th, 2020 2pm GMT

  Focus on Critical Care and Major Surgery Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Medical Nutrition: From Bench to Bedside Philip C Calder, PhD University of Southampton Southampton, UK Omega-3 Fatty Acids in

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COVID-19: Obesity patients must not be ‘stigmatised’ in re-start of non-COVID health treatments

Doctors publish ‘triage plan’ for obesity and diabetes treatments post-COVID-19 Doctors have cautioned against patients with obesity being ‘stigmatised’, in the re-start of non-COVID health treatments. The Irish Society for


Consultation on the Critical Care Programme’s ‘Intensive care nutrition support guideline algorithm for adults’

This is an update of the 2012/2013 algorithm and reference document. The objective of the nutrition support algorithm and guidance (see attached) is to assist and support the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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Nutrition screening to be introduced for all patients admitted to hospital

Treatment of malnutrition to be strengthened in hospitals New nutrition protocols of benefit to Covid-19 patients 30,000 bed days and €24m can be saved per year – as experts welcome new National Clinical


The National Clinical Programme in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Guidance for Nutrition relating to COVID-19 Version 1.0 20th April 2020 Background It is important at this time that we continue to reinforce the importance of good nutritional care and

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VITAMIN D CAN HELP BUILD RESISTANCE TO RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, INCLUDING COVID-19 Researchers from Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) and Trinity College Dublin (Trinity) have found that taking Vitamin D supplements

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IrSPEN National Survey of Patients on Nutrition Support at home in Ireland

Are you a patient or carer of someone receiving either home parenteral or enteral (tube feeding) nutrition living in Ireland?  If so, we want to hear from you. Who we


Why dietary advice is a critical part of cancer care

Patients who lose weight have lower survival rates yet very few are given nutritional information and support Director of the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism Niamh Rice presents

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Healthcare cost-reduction & improved quality of life with evidence-based weight-loss in diabetes & steoarthritis

  BAPEN 2019 Annual Conference ICC Belfast – Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th November 2019 Pre-conference teaching day – Monday 25th November 2019 This year’s symposia will cover: Sports Nutrition


Food for life: Nutrition as a key treatment for cancer patients

‘I’ve been poked and prodded but no one has seen me about my diet,’ one cancer patient tells Feelgood. Another, a multiple myeloma patient who lost 12kg, said patients should,