Professor Mike StroudBAPEN Chairman 2008-2011: Professor Mike Stroud

Key aims:

  • To ensure that BAPEN continues to be seen as the leading organisation dealing with issues of nutritional care for patients
  • To ensure that nutritional care is incorporated into the heart of the quality agenda for healthcare
  • To ensure that nutritional issues stay high in the NHS, political and public agendas
  • To revitalise the Research and Science committee

Key achievements:

  • Commissioning Toolkit published and well received
  • Nutrition and hydration included in the Safe Care National Work Stream
  • Nutrition included as one of the Chief Nurses’ ‘High Impact Actions’ and as one of the most cost effective investments identified by NICE
  • Care Quality Commission introduced much higher, enforceable nutritional care standards
  • Nutrition included in two of the five domains of the DH outcomes framework
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