BAPEN Council wish to reform the Malnutrition Action Group which has been a cornerstone of BAPEN activity over the years.

The plan is to appoint a MAG director to oversee three themes of work

  1. The science of undernutrition. Theme lead to be appointed.
  2. MUST and MUST licensing. Theme leads Sorrel Burden and Zoe Pegram.
  3. Implementation and Quality. Theme lead Ailsa Brotherton.

Some areas that MAG may wish to pursue include screening in paediatrics; pre-screening with simple measures such as armbands; mapping malnutrition in the community; development of the self-screening tool. This list is not exhaustive.

The responsibilities of the honorary post of MAG director include sitting on the Executive Committee and providing direction of all three themes of work, together with the theme leads. Enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications by 30th September 2016 should include a CV in addition to a 200 word account of the applicant’s suitability for the role.

Theme lead for the science of malnutrition. The applicant for this Honorary post should have a track record of research and publication in the field with the ability to lead a group researching aspects of the science of malnutrition. Experience in grant application and management will be important. The responsibilities include sitting on BAPEN Council and directing research in undernutrition. Enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications by 30th September  2016 should include a CV in addition to a 200 word account of the applicant’s suitability for the role.