Thursday, 13 May 2010

Use of local food boosts hospital funds

Hospital food cooked with fresh local ingredients could put hundreds of millions of pounds back into the NHS, one hospital trust has said.

Catering managers at Nottingham City Hospital and the Queen's Medical Centre have switched to such a menu.

The trust says the daily plate saving is £2.50 per patient - that is more than £6m a year.

Trust catering manager John Hughes said up to £400m could be saved annually if it were rolled out across the NHS. More......


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