Included in the official NHS book celebrating 75 Years of the National Health Service
NUTRITANK is proud to be featured in the official NHS book Celebrating 75 Years of the National Health Service. The book was produced in partnership by the History of Parliament Trust and publisher St James’s House, the fully illustrated publication commemorates the 75th anniversary of the NHS, exploring its origins, history and impact. Featuring the first-person accounts of politicians, patients and health professionals past and present, the book presents the people and policies that have shaped Britain revered health service. It also highlights examples of achievement and progress across social, technological, commercial and cultural spheres.
Prime Minister’s Point of Light’s Award
In 2022, co-founders Ally and Iain were awarded the Prime Minister’s Point of Light Award for their game-changing work with Nutritank. The PM said “The pandemic has shown us all the importance of staying healthy and well and so I applaud your work. Allow me also to thank you for your frontline work during the pandemic. As a nation, we owe a debt of gratitude to everyone in the NHS who looked after us during the pandemic.”
Princess Diana Award
In 2021, co-founder Ally Jaffee was awarded the Diana Award for young change-makers by campaigning to have diet and nutrition added to the UK’s medical curriculum. Nutritank now works with 25 medical schools, and through her involvement with the company, Ms Jaffee has featured on Jamie Oliver’s TV show Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast.
BBC Food - The Pat Llewellyn New Talent Award
Awarded to those under 30 who are passionate, have innovative new ideas and are working hard to improve food or farming in the UK. Jamie Oliver was also the individual who announced the pair as winners of the award. Awarded for creating Nutritank to promote the need for greater nutrition and lifestyle medicine training within medical education.
Changing the medical curriculum
The Nutritank founders worked closely with the Association for Nutrition (AfN) campaigned and managed to change the medical school curriculum to include elements of nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Supporting organisations were the GMC, multiple medical schools, Public Health England, NHS England, medical royal colleges, nutrition and dietetic professionals, medical students, doctors, and training providers. The curriculum has been designed to be incorporated within the core curriculum for medical students, to build the nutrition capacity and needs of newly qualified doctors.
Change to the NHS Long Term Plan
The Nutritank founders worked with Jamie Oliver and his Public Health Campaign’s Team on the campaign #nutrition4medics and successfully got a clause (2.19) added to the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan: A commitment to “nutrition training, and an understanding of what is involved in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, varies between medical schools.”
Multiple TV appearances
The Nutritank founders were invited by Jamie Oliver to appear alongside him on Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast on Channel 4 to promote their joint campaign #nutrition4medics