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Food safety

01 May 2002

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Food poisoning remains one of the most common causes of illness worldwide. Nurses are well placed to educate patients on food safety and provide balanced arguments...

Food safety

27 June 2001

Nursing Standard

CPD

Food poisoning remains one of the most common causes of illness worldwide. Nurses are well placed to educate patients on food safety and provide balanced arguments...

Recipe for finer dining

03 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Nutrition now

Despite a number of campaigns and increased investment, hospital food is still not as appetising or nutritious as patients’ organisations expect.

Common food allergies

05 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The incidence of allergic disease, including food allergy, appears to be increasing in the UK (Gupta et al 2003). Although any food has the potential to cause an...

Common food allergies

30 March 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The incidence of allergic disease, including food allergy, appears to be increasing in the UK (Gupta et al 2003). Although any food has the potential to cause an...

Changing trends in the laboratory diagnosis of gastroenteritic infections

01 December 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The micro-organisms responsible for causing gastroenteritis have changed over the last few decades. This article chronicles those changes and describes the...

Recommendations for the use of eggs in the diet

19 May 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

Recommendations about consuming eggs have evolved over the past few years resulting in some confusion. This article reports on changes to egg consumption...

Keeping food local

17 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Campaign

Procuring NHS food from local producers can be cost effective and increase patient satisfaction by offering patients more choice and better food.

Nutritional management of children who follow therapeutic diets for medical reasons

31 October 2012

Primary Health Care

CPD

A child’s nutritional status has a significant effect on health and development. While children’s diets in the UK have improved over the past 15 years, some...

An overview of appetite decline in older people

28 May 2015

Nursing Older People

CPD

Poor appetite is a common problem in older people living at home and in care homes, as well as hospital inpatients. It can contribute to weight loss and nutritional...