Complaints and jokes about hospital food are as old as the NHS.Too often it's too cold, or too late, or too little - or all three of those things.
But you'll struggle to find a complaining patient in the hospitals of east Kent. They've introduced a radical new catering system that's transformed lunchtimes.
Patients have a choice of 24 dishes. And they arrive hot and and on time. John Ryall speaks to nutrition expert John Edwards, Helen O'Keefe from the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and dietician Vicky Pout.
It's a little medical marvel: an implant that doesn't get rid of pain but manages to disguise it even when the pain is severe. And it's a hospital in Canterbury that's been trialling the pioneering treatment. David Johns reports.