Hospital food results

The Care Quality Commission have found standards of food in many hospitals are falling short of what is expected and are now calling for mandatory standards to be introduced.

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Half of all hospital patients are dissatisfied with the food they're served. And today the Care Quality Commission has released a survey showing that in many cases - tighter budgets mean - standards are getting worse.

Now there are calls for mandatory standards to be introduced after food in Medway Maritime Hospital was judged to be some of the worst in the country. Our reporter Nashreen Issa talks to chief nurse Steve Hams and Alex Jackson from the Campaign for better hospital food.

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Care Quality Commission survey

Salisbury- Quality 5.7/10, Choice 8.6/10

Southend- Quality 5.6/10, Choice 9.2/10

Surrey & Sussex- Quality 5.0/10, Choice 8.6/10

Bournemouth & Christchurch- Quality 5.7/10, Choice 8.2/10

Southampton- Quality 4.8/10, Choice 8.7/10

Western Sussex- Quality, 5.5/10, Choice 8.5/10

Care Quality Commission survey on hospital food

Basildon & Thurrock - Quality 5.0/10, Choice 9.0/10

Brighton & Sussex - Quality 5.6/10, Choice 9.0/10

Buckinghamshire- Quality 5.1/10, Choice 9.1/10

Dartford & Gravesham- Quality 4.5/10, Choice 7.8/10

Dorset County - Quality 6.3/10, Choice 9.3/10

East Kent - Quality 5.1/10, Choice 8.5/10

East Sussex - Quality 5.3/10, Choice 8.5/10

Frimley Park - Quality- 6.0/10, Choice 8.7/10

Basingstoke & North Hampshire- Quality 5.8/10, Choice 8.9/10

Heatherwood & Wexham Park- Quality 3.8/10, Choice 8.9/10

Isle of Wight- Quality 5.5/10, Choice 8.4/10

Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells- Quality 5.2/10, Choice 8.4/10

Medway- Quality 4.0/10, Choice 8.1/10

Oxford- Quality 5.2/10, Choice 8.9/10

Poole- Quality 6.1/10, Choice 9.1/10

Portsmouth- Quality 5.3/10, Choice 8.8/10

Royal Berkshire- Quality 6.1/10, Choice 8.9/10

Royal Surrey- Quality 5.1/10, Choice 8.2/10

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