Hospital Food Standards: Revitalising Your Food and Drink Strategy

The food that is served in hospitals is a key element of patient care and experience. Over the past five years, hospitals have witnessed dramatic improvements in efforts to provide both patients and staff with freshly prepared, healthy and ethically sourced catering. However, the NHS has discovered that a large number of hospitals still did not meet government food standards in 2018.

Join us at this Westminster Briefing event to gain a deeper understanding of how to exceed hospital food standards in a time of financial constraint and budgetary pressure. This conference will utilise both current policy and inspiring case studies to provide you with a full toolkit for revitalising your Food and Drink Strategy.

Key Issues to be Addressed:

  • Comprehensive overview of new and existing standards and policy on hospital food
  • Improving your Food & Drink Strategy to exceed these standards
  • Providing quality catering for both staff and patients
  • Procuring sustainable food and catering services
  • Making the most with what you have: tackling waste and financial constraints
  • Using data effectively: the role of technology in assessing your catering service
  • Maintaining a productive and beneficial relationship with providers
  • Good practice examples of Food & Drink strategies and how they are being improved
  • Selecting appropriate success criteria and timeframe
  • Assessing your service against the standard: examples of innovation in the provision of quality hospital food

About the Event:

The morning session will provide an update on hospital standards and policy, while identifying what successful Food & Drink Strategies are doing to meet the standards and improve their service. This session will be highly interactive and will provide you with practical guidance to take back and apply in your area

The afternoon session will focus on sharing new updates with your peers and exploring where hospital food standards are heading in the near future.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs for dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who Should Attend?

Catering managers; catering business managers; facilities managers; business managers; dietitians; nutritionists; environment leads; private sector suppliers; nursing teams; monitoring officers; operations managers; hotel services managers; commissioners; and anybody interested in improving their local hospital catering service.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

Futher information:

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Wednesday 13th February 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm (including networking lunch)

This event will take place in Central London (venue TBC)

Early Bird Discount Available: 10% off all bookings until 21st December

Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each


Above prices exclude VAT


If you require a booking form, please contact | 0207 593 5657

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