Re: Thousands Dying of Hunger, Thirst and Bedsores in NHS Care - Is it happening Here ?
Happy to hear she was well fed. I know of one hospital that has excellent food. The problem mainly seems to be patients who can't feed themselves because they are too sick - some of whom are already malnourished because of their illness when they arrive at hospital.
Originally Posted by fluffybiscuits
There are a lot of food supplements prescribed, I guess mainly to older people, but problems about whether they get eaten, or stacked up in the larder. They may not be too appetising. Patients who have malnutrition get iller, and stay ill longer, with big costs to the health service.
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