Opinion Editorial

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Fine dining must be part of hospital menu

Malnutrition can affect more than one in four patients admitted to hospital and compromise their quality of life
Malnutrition can affect more than one in four patients admitted to hospital and compromise their quality of life
Editorial

Editorial

Appetising and tasty are rarely words that accompany patients' description of hospital meals. More often, the dining reviews say "sad-looking offering" or, at worst, "inedible".

Although the subject of jokes, hospital food can affect the recovery of the patient, particularly those who are malnourished on admission.

Malnutrition can affect more than one in four patients admitted to hospital and compromise their quality of life.

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