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We have compiled our website very carefully and it is continually expanded and updated. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.

The BAPEN Position Statements/Guidelines have been prepared as guidance only to assist qualified health care professionals in the decision making processes surrounding nutritional care. Users of these materials may only do so on the condition that they exercise their own professional knowledge and skills when applying such guidance to specific circumstances. Anyone without the appropriate qualifications must seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the policies or guidance. BAPEN does not (i) owe a duty of care to users of the policies or guidance who are not qualified healthcare professionals; and (ii) cannot accept liability to anyone using these policies or guidance.

As a charitable association, BAPEN is not able to advise on individual cases or provide specific medical advice. We recommend that people with concerns that may relate to malnutrition or gastroenterology should consult their local healthcare professional.