by Operational Policy Unit, Corporate Affairs Directorate, NHS Executive in London .
Written in English
|Statement||NHS Catering Task Force.|
|Contributions||NHS Executive. Corporate Affairs Directorate. Operational Policy Unit.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||113|
The number of undernourished hospital patients is unacceptable and leads to extended hospital stays, prolonged rehabilitation and unnecessary costs to health care (Kyle et al, ). An essential component in successful catering management is customer satisfaction; however, in a hospital setting, this is a complex phenomenon and influenced by many. The Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) and British Dietetic Association (BDA) have launched a memorandum of understanding to foster closer working with hospital caterers. Order breakfast, lunch or dinner for a crowd with Panera Bread Catering! We offer catering delivery for large orders and group catering purchases. Hospital catering and the food it provides are now widely accepted to play an important clinical role in the treatment of hospital patients. Hospital catering services also play an integral part to ensure sufficient, quality catering facilities are supplied to all staff working within the Trust.
The HCA is a national organisation which represents healthcare catering managers who provide a wide range of food services for patients, visitors and staff in NHS hospitals and healthcare facilities across the UK. A substantial proportion of the HCA’s membership is also actively involved in managing a range of other non-clinical support services. Summary report Page 4 of 34 - Hospital Catering and Patient Nutrition Follow-up Review-Powys Teaching Health Board Background 1. Hospital catering services are an essential part of patient care given that good-quality, nutritious meals play a vital part in patients’ rehabilitation and recovery. Hospital and healthcare catering Healthy and nutritious hospital catering services. We provide hospital and care home catering services for patients, staff and visitors. Essential Goodness is our bespoke, customer-focused food offering, based on high-street restaurant style meals. Our focus is on patient nutrition and providing quality and. Reid Health offers nationally recognized quality and technology with a personal touch that sets us apart. Our growing team is known for going the extra mile to make sure our patients and families are made to feel as comfortable and cherished as possible when they find themselves in need of our services - on the main campus or at one of numerous satellite facilities in the region of Indiana and.