Better food - Compulsory standards introduced for hospitals

Hospitals across the region south will now have to meet mandatory food standard requirements for the first time. The NHS will be ranked on food quality as part of a national campaign to raise standards of hospital food across the country.

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What's on the menu at your local hospital?

It's a bold new move to try to improve the standard of food in our hospitals. As part of a national campaign to raise the quality of meals they will have to meet set requirements to provide healthy and nutritious meals for patients. Latest statistics show a wide variation here in the South East. Andrea Thomas reports now from the Kent and Canterbury Hospital which was rated highly. She spoke to patients, hospital matron Wendy-Ling Relph and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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