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NHS food bills reduced by two thirds

6th January 2014

Inspectors have found more than one in three hospital trusts have cut spending on hospital food, the Telegraph can disclose.


Official figures show food bills have been reduced by more than two thirds in certain NHS trusts.

At one hospital, inspectors found new mothers breastfeeding their babies while hungry after being left without food for 14 hours a day.

Meals at one trust were described as "worse than prison".

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Saturday 11th January 2014 @ 18:04

What a pity! When, as reported elsewhere, millions of pounds are lost due to GP appointments not being utilised by the patients, we now read this news of new mothers breastfeeding their babies after being themselves hungry for 14 hours.

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Article Information

Title: NHS food bills reduced by two thirds
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24982
Date Added: 6th Jan 2014


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