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:
'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been
excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very
thankful and relieved patient'.
Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital
of North Durham