Hospital food – is this what we should be eating?
Many Survey respondents talked about the lack of healthy food choices in hospitals. This is nothing new – hospitals still fail staff and visitors in the food on offer. Many hospitals sell mainly fast food with few healthy options, and most of these are only open Mon-Fri during office hours. The lack of access to healthy food options was something that many nurses talked about in the Survey, especially those who work night duty, weekends and public holidays.
A recent article agreed, saying that hospitals need to offer a healthier range of food and drinks for staff and the public.
Would healthy food options make a difference to nurse’s health