Nutrition as Preventive Medicine: How Dietitians Can Contribute in Primary Care (1 CME Point)

Event Dates:

7:00 pm Monday 26th Feb 2024

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Nusrat Kausar

BSc PG Cert

Nusrat Kausar is a registered dietitian, she is the Clinical Director of Primary Care Dietitians, where she supports dietitians working in different PCNs across England. Nusrat is also a director of Nutribytes; where she has a keen interest in reducing health inequalities in the UK, through patient and HCP education. Nusrat is an advocate for the profession, she is a part of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) England Board and the BDA Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENR) Board. Nusrat is Chair of the BDA sports and exercise diabetes sub-group. As part of the group, she is the host of the Type 1’s Talk Sports podcast.

1 Hour Webinar


Help raise awareness of the first contact dietitian in primary care and the benefit of these new roles in primary care networks (PCNs).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the role of a First Contact Dietitian (FCD) and their contributions in primary care.
  2. Understand the 5 key areas where First Contact Dietitians can work in Primary Care Networks.
  3. Recognise the value of dietitians providing evidence-based nutrition advice in primary care.
  4. Understand the impact of including a FCD in a PCNs to complement chronic disease management.
  5. Understand strategies to integrate dietitians into primary care teams.



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