Reports Better Hospital Food

Keep hospitals cooking

Why kitchens and NHS caterers are vital to improving the popularity, healthiness and sustainability of hospital food


1. Foreword    
2. Introduction    
3. Hospital kitchens     
Patients prefer meals which are freshly cooked in a hospital’s own kitchen
Closing kitchens might cost hospitals more in the long term
The closure of kitchens is severing relationships between hospitals and local suppliers of food
4. Who is preparing and selling our hospital food?    
Patients prefer the food at hospitals which employ NHS caterers
Hospitals spend less when they employ NHS caterers
Hospitals can retain profits from its retail catering by keeping it in the NHS
5. Conclusion    
6. Data    

Keep hospitals cooking
10pp - 2015 | 634Kb


Published Sunday 1 February 2015

Better Hospital Food: The campaign represents a coalition of organisations calling on the Westminster government to introduce mandatory nutritional, environmental and ethical standards for food served to patients in NHS hospitals in England.

10pp - 2015


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