Professor Chris PenningtonBAPEN Chairman 2000-2002: Professor Chris Pennington

Key aims:

  • The effective application of current knowledge in the delivery of nutritional care
  • The expansion of the knowledge base underpinning good nutritional care

Key achievements:

  • Organisation of the ESPEN conference in Glasgow
  • Support for non-medical professions in having their expertise equally acknowledged in the field of clinical nutrition
  • Taking BAPEN's messages into the wider arena
  • Emphasising that all BAPEN activity should ultimately result in improved patient care
  • Including patients in decision making

It was a great loss to BAPEN when Chris Pennington died in May 2002. Click here to read his obituary.


  • Current Perspectives on Paediatric Parenteral Nutrition published
  • Guidelines for the Detection and Management of Malnutrition published
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