Tag Archives: Nutritional Screening

Nutrition Support in Adults (NICE)

Summary The NICE quality standard (QS24) for nutrition support explains how nutrition support services can offer the best care to people using NHS services in England.  Full Text Link (a) Reference NICE (2012). Information for people who use NHS nutrition … Continue reading

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UK Nutrition Screening Survey: Malnutrition in the Community (BAPEN)

Summary The fourth annual nutritional screening report, from the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN), reveals that malnutrition is a potential problem amongst younger as well as older people. The report indicates the need for consistent and integrated … Continue reading

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Nutrition Assistants in Harrogate (Acute Hospital Care)

Summary The role of the ward-based nutritional assistants at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, funded from ward budgets, has been introduced to improve the standard of nutritional care on six acute hospital wards (including two older people’s care wards). Care … Continue reading

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