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A 2015 study found that the cost of malnutrition in the UK was estimated to be £19.6 billion per year, accounting for about 30% of hospital admissions and 35% of care home admissions. Despite this, many doctors are still unable to give comprehensive nutritional advice to their patients and help them understand the impact of food on their health.

It is now more important than ever to meet this education gap in the medical curricula and help medical students and trainees develop their skills and knowledge in nutrition education. Join us as experts shed light on the importance and effective provision of nutrition education for future doctors. 

Participants will be able to:

Understand the benefits of improved nutrition education for future doctors.

Value the impact that nutrition-savvy doctors can have on their patients and public health.

Know the principles of effective nutrition education.

Be inspired to lobby for greater nutrition education in medical curricula.

The Food and Health Forum are offering 10 bursary places and a generously subsidised rate to students only. To claim your free place, please email us on

A CPD certificate with 5 CPD credits will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link two hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.