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Professional Practice Committee

The Professional Practice Committee (PPC) sets standards (as set out in the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and the BANT Professional Practice Handbook) for professional practice and monitors their implementation by practitioners.

The PPC is charged by BANT Council with maintaining a clear focus on all aspects of professional practice, including essential linkages with BANT’s other core objectives related to training, education and research.

The PPC has three key roles:

  1. To investigate complaints from members of the public against BANT members
  2. To investigate complaints against a BANT member by another BANT member
  3. To advise members, if they are uncertain, on how to apply the CNHC Code of Conduct, Performance and Ethics and the BANT Professional Practice Handbook

Committee Members


Barbara Powell – Chair of the PPC and Membership Director

BSc (Hons) Nutritional Therapy, BSc (Hons) Mathematics, mBANT, NTCC, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated from CNELM (University of Middlesex) with BSc (Hons) in 2003
  • BSc (Hons) Mathematics, Cardiff University
  • Practises as NT in Epsom, Surrey
  • Worked P/T at private clinic in Richmond, Surrey and London Victoria
  • Has worked with Education Authorities, Residential Home, Healthcare Commission Private Diet Clinic, Supplement company
  • Worked at Institute for Optimum Nutrition (5 years) as Module Leader, Academic Tutor, Programme Leader and Lecturer
  • Previously background is in Retail and IT Project Management

Kate Delmar-Morgan

Kate Delmar-Morgan

BSc (Hons), DipNT, mBANT, NTCC and CNHC Registered

  • Graduated in 2006 with First Class Honours in BSc Nutritional Therapy from University of Westminster
  • Previously completed a Diploma in NT at Raworth College, Dorking
  • Practises as Nutritional Therapist in Balham and Fulham in SW London and New Malden in Surrey
  • Founding Partner of Independent Nutrition working with independent schools
  • Delivers nutrition workshops for weight loss and fitness retreats
  • Works part-time with the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION)
  • Previously background in live communications and events

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Angela Beecroft

BSc(Hons), RN, Dip HV, Dip ION, AFMCP (London), mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated from CNELM with a first class BSc (Hons) Nutritional Therapy, 2013
  • Graduated from ION in 2003 with Distinction
  • BSc (Hons) University of Teesside, 1993, Professional Studies in Healthcare
  • Registered Nurse & Health Visitor
  • Practises in Richmond, North Yorkshire, Stockton & London
  • Works for York Test Laboratories
  • Lectures at University of Teesside to undergraduate & post graduate students
  • On the Advisory Board for Allergy UK
  • Senior Associate of the Royal Society of Medicine


Jane Tobias

BSc(Hons) Agricultural Botany, PgDip Nutrition & Dietetics, MSc Nutrition, PgCert University Teaching, DipION/ FDSc Nutritional Therapy, mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated from ION (Institute for Optimum Nutrition)/University of Bedford (now Luton) Nutritional Therapy in 2005
  • Practises NT in Glasgow and surrounds
  • Lectures at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) to Nurse students, Applied Bioscience and Sport modules
  • Regular contributor to BBC Radio Scotland programmes, such as Call Kaye, Fred McAulay and John Beattie
  • Nutritionist and chef on the ‘Big Bump’ DVD by NHS Lanarkshire for expectant mothers
  • Undergoing PhD at UWS investigating the effects of probiotics on the immune system of elite female footballers, estimated completion September 2017
  • Member of BANT working party investigating Which report of NT
  • Previous background as manager in retail DIY chain


Nicola Endean-Jones

DipION, mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated in 2012 with a Diploma/Foundation Degree in Nutritional Therapy with the Institute of Optimum Nutrition
  • Practices Nutritional Therapy part time from home in East Sussex
  • Works part time as a legal secretary in London, with word processing/IT/proof reading skills
  • Previous, and existing, background in office administration


Charlotte Fung

Dip ION, FdSc Nutritional Therapy, mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated from the ION (Institute for Optimum Nutrition) in 2012
  • Practises Nutritional Therapy in Burnham (Bucks) and surrounding areas
  • Currently organising Healthy Living Cookery Workshops
  • Previous background in Television Post Production


Deborah Bulcock

BA (Hons), MA, Dip Nut CNM, mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Graduated from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2015 with a distinction in her diploma in Nutritional Therapy
  • BA (Hons) in Industrial Economics and MA in Corporate Strategy & Governance from the University of Nottingham
  • Practises as a Nutritional Therapy in Cheadle Hulme, Manchester and near Colne, Lancashire
  • Assistant Supervisor at the College of Naturopathic Medicine supporting Nutritional Therapy students with their clinical skills
  • Previous background in senior management positions in Financial Services