Tag Archives: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Good hospital food needn’t cost more

FIGURES RELEASED from the Health and Social Care Information Centre yesterday reveal that spending on patient food varies widely between hospitals – with the cost of patient food per day ranging from as little as £2.55 up to £31.00.   Amy Leech, policy officer at the Soil Association said; “In recent years we have seen…
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Low carbon procurement back on the menu

A GROUNDBREAKING partnership between public and private sector promises to create demand for lower-carbon products in the catering sector. Nick Hughes reports.   The shift towards a low carbon economy was one of the pillars of David Cameron’s promise - on becoming Prime Minister - to lead the “greenest government ever”. Fast forward two years…
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Low-carbon procurement is high value

NEW COMMITMENTS made by leading UK companies and government departments in three joint ‘Procurement Compacts’ will drive low carbon sourcing in more than £1bn of spending.   The new initiative, spearheaded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, will demonstrate demand for…
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