Professor David SilkBAPEN Chairman 1995-2000: Professor David Silk

Key aim: to continue to improve the nutritional care of sick patients

Key achievements

  • BAPEN received recognition as a specialist body by the Royal Colleges
  • BAPEN organised study days and courses to further postgraduate education
  • BAPEN continued to run multidisciplinary courses to support  the education of newly formed Nutrition Support teams
  • BAPEN produced standards of good practice in the field of nutritional support


  • Home Parenteral Nutrition – Quality Criteria for Clinical Services and the Supply of Nutrient Fluids and Equipment published


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