The consumer demand for choice in vended snack products is growing in hospitals. Jonathan Hart, of the Automatic Vending Association, explains the steps the vending industry is taking to meet the expectations of a more health conscious nation.
The Campaign For Better Hospital Food looks at the need for high standards in hospital food so that more meals are freshly cooked with care, tasty to eat and made using nutritious ingredients. Katherine Button provides an update on the campaign and the national push for higher standards.
With hospital food often being considered a cause for national shame, stronger standards are highly sought after. The Better Hospital Food campaign is seeking government intervention to keep good food out of the bin, and healthy food on hospital plates.
Good quality, high standard catering in hospitals and healthcare establishments is crucial. Andy Jones outlines the importance of promoting, developing and implementing standards to ensure that they are adhered to
The British Dietetic Association (BDA) outlines ways to implement an effective allergen management programme – training staff in food allergen risks and communicating accurate and consistent information about allergens to patients and visitors
Winner of the Orange Innovation Award at this year’s National Business Awards, CarteChoix – apetito’s new restaurant-inspired plated meals system – is helping hospitals reduce food waste whilst satisfying patient demand for quality, flexibility and choice.
Rosemarie Hoyle, Divisional Manager Healthcare at apetito, explains the thinking behind CarteChoix and the benefits it offers both hospitals and patients.