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:
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital