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    Why fill our hospitals with vending machines and Costa coffee shops when we are fighting a massive obesity epidemic? Sally Norton is a NHS consultant, specialising in weight loss and upper gastrointestinal surgery, on a crusade to put herself out of work by promoting healthier behaviour. At last, with health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s announcement of new measures being introduced to improve the standard of food in English hospitals, we may finally see better quality food in our hospitals. These changes will see hospitals ranked according to the quality and choice of the food they serve. They will hopefully provide some […]
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    Robin Ireland, Chief Executive of the Health Equalities Group and a supporter of the Campaign for Better Hospital Food writes on today’s announcement that hospitals are to be forced to provide patients with healthier and better quality food Taken at face value today’s Government announcement is to be welcomed- after all, the standard of hospital food has proven to be a long running issue for the NHS. Ask around your friends and relatives and it won’t be long before you’re offered tales of receiving poor quality and unhealthy food whilst in hospital. However as with much public policy, the devil […]
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