Every patient is weighed and screened for their risk of
undernutrition (weight loss) within six hours of admission. This is
then repeated on a weekly basis.
For patients who are identified to be at risk of
All patients who are identified at risk of undernutrition will
receive additional nourishing snacks, fortified milkshakes and
fortified dishes every day to help them achieve their nutritional
requirements and improve their nutritional health:
'I cannot commend the clinic enough. It is marvellous we
have this service at all and well done to you all.'
Patient, Coronary Heart Disease / Heart Failure Service, Shotley
Bridge Community Hospital