Anne Holdoway

Anne Holdoway  

Specialist Dietitian, Royal United Hospital Bath and Chair of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group (PENG) BDA Specialist Group and Council Member of BAPEN.

Speaker Biography

Anne is a State Registered Dietitian; her experience within private healthcare, the NHS and industry spans more than 25 years. Anne qualified from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1986 in Nutrition and Dietetics. After gaining clinical experience in several London teaching hospitals she pursued a career in industry, initially as a Company Nutritionist and later as Product Manager followed by a move into International Product development. Anne returned to the clinical profession in 1993, working across many specialist areas including gastroenterology and nutrition support, conducting research and audit, and successfully securing new services in healthcare Trusts.  She developed a successful private practice in tandem with NHS positions.  Anne has been involved in BAPEN since its conception and in recent years has dedicated time to Chair PENG, BAPEN Executive team, BAPEN Council, BDA Council, NICE, the National Nutrition and Hydration Action Alliance and the British Society Gastroenterology, with the aim of influencing standards of nutritional care at a national level.  Anne’s current clinical roles include developing a new service in Palliative Care and chronic disease management in conjunction with her private practice. She is also studying for a Professional Doctorate in Health at the University of Bath and continues to act as a consultant to industry.


Anne is part of the morning Panel Discussion on Monday 

‘More than Medicine’ Integrated healthcare paying dividends for all.’
Moderated by Andy Burman, Chief Executive, BDA

  • How can we work effectively as a team with GPs, hospitals, social support and third sector services?
  • Where do we base our services?
  • What are the best examples of collaboration?
  • Where is best practice communication across multi-disciplinary teams and organisational boundaries?
  • Examples of innovation and improvement in community diabetes