Register to attend the AGM &/or Discourse
The AfN AGM and Annual Discourse will be held on 1st December in London.
Registrants are welcome to attend both events, with non-Registrants invited to join us for the Annual Discourse.
Attendance is free, but spaces are limited and must be reserved in advance, For more details please click here.
We are very pleased to have received a number of nominations for election to Council and for AfN President.
Voting is now
open, with all current UKVRN Registrants eligible to vote for who they wish to elect. You will have recently received an explanatory email from AfN and a link to the online proxy vote system from the Electoral Reform Service. Please use this online voting system if you are not able to attend the AGM in person (or are attending but would prefer to cast your vote anonymously) - every vote really does count.
If you have not received your voting link and codes, please let Glenys know asap. Online voting closes on Monday 30th Nov, the votes cast during the AGM will be added to these and the successful candidates announced during the AGM.
Please click here for details and candidate statements.
PHE Sugar Briefing
AfN attended the Public Health England sugar stakeholder briefing on 28th October 2015 where Dr. Alison Tedstone RNutr updated stakeholders on PHE’s recent report, Sugar reduction: evidence for action.
UKVRN Registrants can view Dr. Tedstone’s powerpoint presentation by logging onto the Registrant’s section of the website.
AfN work published as part of PHE evidence package
AfN has worked with Public Health England to undertake research and develop nutrition competences for those working at Levels 1-4 in catering, fitness and leisure.
A summary of this work has been published as part of the Public Health England evidence package that is supporting their work on sugar reduction and advice to the Department of Health.
Click here to read the press release
AfN Accredited Degree Programmes
AfN currently accredits 44 undergraduate and 25 postgraduate programmes. These degrees support the development of nutritionists’ skills through the delivery of evidence-based nutrition education to a professional level. Students completing an accredited degree programme have the right to apply for direct entry at Associate level to the UKVRN, which entitles them to use the letters ANutr after their names.
Current Undergraduate Degree Accredited Programmes
Current Postgraduate Degree Accredited Programmes
AfN Certified Courses
AfN Certified Courses are ideal for individuals who deliver nutrition information to the public at level 3, 4 or 5+ on the Public Health and Skills Careers Framework and wish to update or extend their nutrition knowledge, but are not looking to train to the level required to be a registered Nutritionist.
Full listing of AfN Certified Courses
Forthcoming AfN CPD Endorsed Activities
Click here for Full listing of forthcoming AfN Endorsed CPD
Dates for Registrants
Notice is hereby given that the 7th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Association for Nutrition will be held in London on
Tuesday 1st December 2015, starting at 1.15pm.
All AfN UKVRN Registered Nutritionists and Associate Nutritionists are invited to attend and participate. For health and safety purposes, and to assist with catering arrangements, please inform the office if you are planning to attend by emailing email@example.com.
Please note - this meeting is not open to non-registrants.
Click here for more details regarding the meeting and the nomination/election of new Council Members/Trustees, Honorary Officers and President.