NHS England Supporting Nutrition and Hydration Week (NHS England)


NHS England has again given support to the annual Nutrition and Hydration Week. The Nutrition and Hydration Week 2015 falls between March 16th – 22nd 2015. This national campaign aims to improve awareness of the importance of nutrition and hydration standards for patients in health and social care.

Nutrition and Hydration Week is a campaign of joint action by the Hospital Caterers Association (HCA), National Association of Care Catering (NACC) and [the Patient Safety Domain of NHS England]”.

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NHS England supports national Nutrition and Hydration Week. London: NHS England, March 17th 2015.

“There is evidence that poor nutrition and hydration can harm patients’ health and wellbeing, reduce their ability to recover and even lead to death. Poor and inconsistent practice in nutrition and hydration care can also lead to serious and avoidable harm”.

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