Membership of the BPNG

The benefits of BPNG membership include:

  • Networking with peers in your speciality
  • Opportunities to compare ideas and exchange information with others
  • Access to international leaders in the field
  • Opportunities to meet suppliers/manufacturers in a non-commercial forum
  • Access to Computer Learning Package for training purposes
  • Regular publications including twice yearly issues of the group newsletter ' Feeding
  • Times ' and periodic policy documents
  • A forum to present research/audit/case studies and ideas
  • Annual Symposium
  • Access to Members' areas of the website

How else do I benefit from joining the BPNG?

  • Affiliate membership of the British Association for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)
  • Reduced subscription for the European Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (ESPEN)


BAPEN was founded in 1991 as a result of the recommendations made by the King's Fund report “A Positive Approach to Nutrition as Treatment”. It aims to set standards of clinical practice in nutritional support and to educate and train everyone involved in the prevention of malnutrition during illness. As a member of one of BAPEN's founding organisations, you enjoy all the benefits of BAPEN including:

  • Annual conference
  • BAPEN publications
  • Nutrition supplement of Nursing Times
  • Grasmere Nutrition Support Teams course


As a member of the BPNG you will enjoy membership of ESPEN at a greatly reduced cost. ESPEN aims to promote scientific excellence and education within all areas of nutrition practice. There are approximately 2000 members from 55 countries. Membership of ESPEN brings numerous benefits including:

  • Free subscription to Clinical Nutrition
  • Annual congress
  • Opportunities for education and training (including ESPEN fellowships)

Membership - Joining or Renewing.

Membership Registration: Complete the membership form below.

Note. Once we have received your application, we will send you an invoice. Upon receipt of the appropriate fee, we will then send you a Membership Pack.

Membership fees are as follows:
Individual £20 per annum
Corporate £150 per annum

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