Dr Simon Gabe Professor Mike Stroud

President Oct 2014 - Sept 2015: Professor Mike Stroud (stood down September 2015)

President Sept 2015: Dr Simon Gabe

Key aims:

  • Make BAPEN’s work much more relevant and visible at a local and regional level to all health and social care professionals involved in delivering care involving nutrition and hydration
  • Increase BAPEN membership and provide all members with local networks and support
  • Promote and encourage widespread use and implementation of both new and existing BAPEN resources
  • Ensure nutrition and hydration is a priority on all regional health and social care agendas
  • Ensure Commissioners understand the importance of specifying nutrition and hydration standards within contracts
  • Strengthen our national reputation as the charitable association which, with its Core Groups, drives real improvement in standards of nutrition and hydration care across the UK


  • New BAPEN Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) unveiled (March)
  • BAPEN introduces the first Nutritional Care Tool (June)
  • BAPEN participates as a key partner in DDF (June)
  • New Health Economic Report launched by BAPEN and the NIHR Southampton BRC at the King’s Fund (November)
  • First ever Malnutrition Self-Screening Tool launched by BAPEN for use in the community (December)
  • BAPEN publishes its Nutrition Screening Week Care Home Report (2007-2011) (December)
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