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Eat well Tweet well: Raising the Dietetic Profession in a Digital Age

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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret Drive

Musselburgh

EH21 6UU

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The East Scotland Branch of the BDA is delighted to offer you the exciting opportunity to attend a CPD study morning entitled "Eatwell Tweet well: Raising the Dietetic Profession in a Digital Age"

This event will promote the BDA Vision "To ensure that UK dietitians are recognised as leaders in diet and nutrition matters" with a focus on dietetics in the digital age.

This event is open to Student Dietitians, Registered Dietitians, Dietetic support workers and NHS Nutrition related Health Care Professionals.

We are very excited to be showcasing presentations from the following speakers:

Anthony Warner Presenting "Why does everyone fall for nutritional fake news". Anthony Warner is a professional chef and blogger. He was named on the Telegraph's Food Power List of tastemakers changing the way we eat and drink. He blogs at angry-chef.com and you can follow him @One_Angry_Chef.

Emily Foster (RD) presenting " Socially Speaking: How to have your voice heard on social media AND manage your risk" Emily is a dietitian and digital marketing expert, Emily is the founder of Glowing Potential.

Debbie Provan (RD) presenting "Being Social: A dietitians guide to AHPScot and Social Media". Debbie is the National Macmillan AHP Lead for Cancer Rehabilitation and also the Regional Lead for TCAT with the West of Scotland Cancer Network. Debbie co-facilitates AHPScot Blog and is Deputy Chair of the BDA Scotland Board.

Kiri Elliott (RD) presenting the BDA Professional Guidance on Social Media. Kiri is Policy Officer, Professional Practice, at the British Dietetic Association

NDR UK will be providing a presentation on their prescribable electronic resources, Prescribe NDR

Date and time: Saturday 10th February 2018 .The event which will take place in the morning. Teas, coffees and lunch will be provided. The exact programme times are to be finalised.

QMU is located a short walk away from Musselburgh train station which has regular links from train stations in Edinburgh (6 minutes from Waverley). There are also bus routes with buses stopping outside of the university. Limited parking is available. Active travel to the event is encouraged in line with the Scottish Cancer Prevention Healthy Meetings.


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is some parking at QMU. The information for this will be updated here.

QMU is easily reached via fast and frequent trains from Edinburgh (the train takes 6 minutes) and stops right by the university building.

We wish to promote active travel to the event. The QMU campus is situated to the east of Edinburgh city centre, by Musselburgh. Although vehicular access is only from the A1, pedestrian access is available via Whitehill Farm Road or N1 cycle path from Newcraighall.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact eastofscotlandbranch@bda.uk.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We will have a list, although it is helpful to bring your ticket with you (you can also use an electronic ticket)

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

If you are unable to attend, a colleague may take your place. They must be a dietitian, dietetic student or related healthcare professional

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