Dietitians Week is the BDA's annual celebration of dietitians, dietetics and those that work to support them. Dietitians Week 2020 will run from 1-5 June 2020. Watch this space for more info soon!
Dietitians Week 2019
In June 2019 we focused on #WhatDietitiansDo to explain the diversity within the dietetic profession and make the case for more investment in dietetic services.
Polling undertaken for us by Populus showed that nearly 40% of the public want access to a dietitian for advice on healthy eating, but only 10% are able to do so. We believe the case for more investment in dietetics is strong - especially as poor diet is now the biggest single risk factor for poor health, more so even that smoking.
DW2019 was our most successful ever, with more reach, impact and engagement than ever before. Highlights include:
- Over 11,500 uses of the #WhatDietitiansDo hashtag
- Social reach of over 23 million, up 12% on 2018
- More than 13,000 engagements across our social media accounts
- 41,000 video views in the week alone
You can still download some of the resources we used during the week: