Dr Alastair ForbesBAPEN Chairman 2002-2005: Professor Alastair Forbes

Key aims:

  • Promote high standards of clinical nutrition
  • Continue to support the BANS data collection
  • Foster research collaborations across the country including all disciplines and professions
  • Secure BAPEN's financial future

Key achievements:

  • BAPEN launch of ‘MUST’
  • BAPEN engagement with other organisations, including the Better Hospital Food programme, the Royal College of Physicians and NICE
  • Launch of the multidisciplinary Handbook of Nutritional Support
  • Agreed a BAPEN strategy for the next 5 years and instigated a formal review of all the reports and guidelines produced to date
  • BAPEN on a sound financial footing
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