NNEdPro - Logo - Innovation - 2013-3

Laying the foundations of nutrition knowledge relevant to clinical and public health practice

The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro) is an independent knowledge generation, transfer/exchange and evaluation platform. The NNEdPro Group originally arose from the work of the British Medical Association representative within the Council of Europe Alliance (UK) on Hospital Food and Nutritional Care (2005-07) and the Department of Health Action Plan (2007).

The NNEdPro Group represents a strategic partnership between doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals. It is composed of several partner organisations including the British Dietetic Association, Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour, the Cambridge University Hospitals/School of Clinical Medicine, the University of Ulster and the UK Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research unit in Cambridge, UK.

Current work of the NNEdPro Group can be found here.



We are pleased to announce our next teaching session for medical and nursing professionals working in primary care, regarding hydration and fluid intake will take place on Thursday 24th July. For details on the training please click here. For information on the overall project please see Hydration Education of Healthcare Professionals. 

If you are a healthcare professional in England and wish to participate, please complete our survey related to hydration awareness: Hydration Survey.

We have recently published several papers relating to our work, including: Nutrition education and leadership for improved clinical outcomes: training and supporting junior doctors to run ‘Nutrition Awareness Weeks’ in three NHS hospitals across England in BMC Medical Education and Nutrition in Medical Education: Reflections from an initiative at the University of Cambridge, Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. Please also see our video abstract.

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Note: For information on sponsorship/funding for Phases 1-3 please see corresponding tabs.
The two work hubs for NNEdPro are located in Cambridge and Ulster, in the UK.
The Cambridge hub is the overall co-ordinating centre for the NNEdPro Group.