BAPEN Faculty comprises of up to six members of the Association who, over the years have served BAPEN in various capacities and who have made a significant contribution to the field of clinical nutrition in the UK. The role of Faculty is to advise Council and the BAPEN Executive Committee and bring to their attention any concerns regarding future strategy.
BAPEN Faculty also reviews nominations for the John Lennard-Jones medal – BAPEN’s highest award given to members of the Association for their outstanding contribution to BAPEN over a long period of time.
Dr Barry Jones
Past chair of the British Artificial Nutrition Survey (BANS), BSG small bowel/nutrition and RCP nutrition committees and past BAPEN HPN coordinator. Retired Consultant Gastroenterologist in Dudley, West Midlands. Chair of the AGP Alliance (Aerosol Generating Procedure Alliance and later of CAPA (Covid Airborne Protection Alliance) during the Covid crisis. Now chair of Covid Airborne Transmission Alliance (CATA) of which BAPEN is a leading member and which is a core participant in the Covid Public inquiry.
Received “Giving Voice” Award from Royal College of Speech & Language Therapy and Honorary Companionship of College of Paramedics for services during the pandemic. Sits as Trustee ex officio. Principle author off NGSIG Position paper on NGT safety.
Professor Mike Stroud OBE
Now partially retired from his Consultant Gastroenterology post in Southampton where he led the Nutrition and Intestinal Failure Team as part of the National IF framework, he was Quality Committee chair and twice President of BAPEN and chair of BIFA. He led NICE guideline 2006 and many other seminal reports. He is an adviser to the British Army on Nutrition and received an OBE for “Human Endeavour and services to charities” and the Polar Medal for his extraordinary explorations in Polar regions. He was awarded the John Lennard – Jones medal and lifetime BAPEN membership. Most recently, he received the Complete Nutrition National Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Dr Janet Baxter
Janet Baxter is a Nutrition & Dietetic Service Lead in NHS Tayside. Past member of MAG, BANS and BIFA committees, and ESPEN Home Artificial Nutrition Working group; Chair of BAPEN in Scotland and an author of the Healthcare Improvement Scotland Complex Nutritional Care Standards; entered BAPEN Roll of Honour in 2011 and received John Lennard-Jones medal in 2018.
Dr Jeremy Nightingale
Now partially retired, Jeremy was a Consultant Gastroenterologist at St Mark’s Hospital specialising intestinal failure and inflammatory bowel disease since April 2006. For 10 years previously he was a Consultant Gastroenterologist and General Physician at Leicester Royal Infirmary where he set up and established a nutrition support team. He originally trained at St Mark’s Hospital under the guidance of Professor JE Lennard-Jones. He was awarded the Sir David Cuthbertson Medal by the Nutrition Society in 1993 for his work on the problems of a short bowel. He has edited a “best-selling” textbook entitled “Intestinal Failure”. He is the chairman of the British Intestinal Failure Alliance (BIFA) and was the 2018 recipient of the Pennington Lecture at the BAPEN Annual Conference and in 2020 was awarded the John-Lennard Jones Medal for significant and consistent contribution to BAPEN over many years.