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Hospital rates food as '5 star'

Patients are given five star meals while recovering in hospitals, according to health chiefs. Figures show three out of five hospitals were awarded 5/5 by their own management for food served to patients, say the Campaign for Better Hospital Food.

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NHS food 'needs more money and investment'

NHS food "needs more money and investment" if it is going to adequately help a patient through recovery, said a health charity.

Michelle Mitchell from AGE UK was also keen to push for higher standards in nursing as the public "had heard story after story" about neglected patients who needed the support of a nurse or carer to eat.

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