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Catch Dayna on The Food Foundation Podcast

Following the launch of The Food Foundation’s recent report, Breaking down barriers to breastfeeding to support healthy weight in childhood, Dayna, Senior Food Policy Consultant, was invited onto The Food Foundation Podcast to talk about the research she contributed to the report. She joined Gemma Ogston, author of The Healing Cookbook and guest presenter, Hannah Brinsden, Head […]

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Report launch: Breaking down barriers to breastfeeding to support healthy weight in childhood

We are really pleased to see the launch of The Food Foundation’s report Breaking down barriers to breastfeeding to support healthy weight in childhood. Dayna Brackley and Cressida Pidgeon were key contributors to the report with their research on the local and national policy landscape, barriers and enablers to initiation and longevity, funding and infrastructure,

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We’re recruiting for a new Food Policy Consultant!

C. £40,000 – £45,000 6-month fixed term contract, with potential of extension.  Full-time or part-time considered. Home-based but travel required to clients across UK.  Bremner & Co are looking for a consultant to join our team. We work with many different partners and organisations to support them in improving food policy and practice; and we share

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Shining a spotlight on nutrition in our early years settings

Our Senior Food Policy Consultant, Dayna, has written an article for Early Years Educator magazine discussing the critical role of nutrition in settings. She explores the policy and data landscape, before examining the many challenges faced by settings, as well as opportunities for improving children’s nutrition. Use the link below to see her key asks

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Listen to Dayna on The Dietitian Cafe podcast

Click on the link below to tune in to the latest podcast episode of The Dietitian Cafe featuring Dayna, one of our Senior Food Policy Consultants. Dayna delves into the topic of free school meals, alongside Isabel Rice from Sustain, discussing the crucial role this policy plays in protecting our children’s health and wellbeing. She

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Food and a ‘sticky’ campus!

In recent years, the concept of a “sticky campus” has become increasingly important for universities seeking to enhance student retention and overall campus experience. Essentially, a sticky campus is one that encourages students to spend more time on campus, fostering a sense of community, engagement, and connection with the university. While there are many factors that

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The School Food Plan ten years on – what lessons can we learn?

Ten years ago today, the Government published John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby’s School Food Plan.  Welcomed by all political parties, the Guardian journalist Patrick Butler said “The School Food Plan is that rare thing in the age of cuts and austerity: a passionate, unequivocal defence of universal public service provision”. With a clear plan laying out 16 actions (and one recommendation for

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Food Policy Coherence in Local Government: Who does what?

by Rob Kidd, our Associate Consultant Photo by Clem Onojeghuo: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-standing-in-front-of-assorted-fruits-displayed-375896/ Associate Consultant Rob Kidd is on a mission to understand which parts of local government are responsible for making and implementing food policy – and he needs your help to do so. Policy coherence means how successfully (or otherwise) two or more policies are aligned

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