In this section

There are a number of committees which the trade union is involved these being within the BDA structures and outside of it.

Short Cuts to items on this page

  • BDA Trade Union Board
    • STRATEGIC DIRECTION AND WORKPLAN FOR THE BDA TRADE UNION 2016 - 2018
  • BDA Trade Union Board
  • English Employment Relations Committee
  • Northern Ireland Employment Relations Committee
  • Scotland Employment Relations Committee
  • Wales Employment Relations Committee
  • Equalities Lead
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing Lead
  • National Committees
  • Regional Committees


BDA Trade Union Board

The BDA Trade Union Board runs the BDA Trade Union and is made up of BDA Trade Union Chairs from each of the BDA Country Committees, Dietetic Support Workers, Equality, Health, Safety and Well Being, and a Press Officer.

BDA Trade Union Board

The Chair of the BDA Trade Union Board is currently vacant.

The Trade Union Board is supported by Annette Mansell-Green, Head of Employment Relations.

English Employment Relations Committee

The BDA Trade Union English Employment Relations Committee (EERC) is made up of BDA Trade Union Area Representatives from the areas of England and supports the Trade Union Representatives in the regions.

The Chair of EERC is Diana Markham.

The EERC is supported by Stephen Austin, National Employment Relations Officer.

Northern Ireland Employment Relations Committee

The BDA Trade Union Northern Ireland Employment Relations Committee (NIERC) is made up of BDA Trade Union Representatives from each of the Northern Ireland Health Trusts and supports the Trade Union Representatives in the trusts.

The Acting Chair of NIERC is Alison Birch.

The NIERC is supported by Scott Keir, National Employment Relations Officer.

Scotland Employment Relations Committee

The BDA Trade Union Scotland Employment Relations Committee (ScERC) is made up of BDA Trade Union Representatives from the Health Boards across Scotland and supports the Trade Union Representatives in the Health Boards.

The Chair of ScERC is Simon Fevre.

The ScERC is supported by Scott Keir, National Employment Relations Officer.

Wales Employment Relations Committee

The BDA Trade Union Wales Employment Relations Committee (WERC) is made up of BDA Trade Union Representatives from the Local Health Boards in Wales and supports the Trade Union Representatives in the Local Health Boards.

The Chair of WERC is currently vacant.

The WERC is supported by Stephen Austin, National Employment Relations Officer.

Equalities Lead

The BDA Trade Union Equalities Lead leads on equality issues and campaigns for the BDA Trade Union.

The Equalities Lead is Dennis Edmondson.

The Equalities Committee is supported by Stephen Austin, National Employment Relations Officer.

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Lead

The BDA Trade Union Health, Safety and Wellbeing Lead leads on Health, Safety and Wellbeing issues and campaigns for the BDA Trade Union.

The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Lead is currently vacant.

The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee is supported by Stephen Austin, National Employment Relations Officer.