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#Hospital Food

# hospital-food - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Five weeks in lockdown in hospital is tough - and the food makes it worse
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

Five weeks in lockdown in hospital is tough - and the food makes it worse

May 30th 2020, 6:00 PM 55,176 Views 55 Comments

A patient with cystic fibrosis, for whom nutrition is key to health, shares her hospital food experience.

# hospital-food - Monday 5 August, 2019

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

'A hidden problem': Up to half of food provided to patients in Irish hospitals is not eaten

Aug 5th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,711 Views 104 Comments

The HSE said it is working to implement guidelines in hospitals to address food waste.

# hospital-food - Sunday 4 March, 2018

17 Irish hospitals have yet to roll out calorie counts on menus
# Healthy Eating
# Healthy Eating

17 Irish hospitals have yet to roll out calorie counts on menus

Mar 4th 2018, 6:30 AM 11,087 Views 18 Comments

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

# hospital-food - Sunday 6 August, 2017

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food
# Food Czar
# Food Czar

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food

Aug 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,831 Views 37 Comments

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

# hospital-food - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'Amazing', 'tasty', 'best I've ever had' - Patients at three Irish hospitals rave about meals
# Hospital Food
# Hospital Food

'Amazing', 'tasty', 'best I've ever had' - Patients at three Irish hospitals rave about meals

Sep 3rd 2016, 2:08 PM 39,734 Views 76 Comments

Hiqa began a monitoring programme last year to look at nutrition and hydration care of patients in Irish hospitals.

# hospital-food - Friday 27 May, 2016

‘Chicken’ or ‘fish’? Irish patients need more details about their hospital food
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

‘Chicken’ or ‘fish’? Irish patients need more details about their hospital food

May 27th 2016, 11:25 AM 16,641 Views 43 Comments

A Hiqa study has found some deficiencies in patient choices.

# hospital-food - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Where do you pay €1,000 a night for lumpy Weetabix and white toast? An Irish hospital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Where do you pay €1,000 a night for lumpy Weetabix and white toast? An Irish hospital

Aug 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 8,332 Views 114 Comments

Aine Bonner describes how she lived on Tesco meals while caring for her one-year-old daughter in CUH.

# hospital-food - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The furore around fatty, inedible hospital food overshadows a far more serious issue
# Opinion
# Opinion

The furore around fatty, inedible hospital food overshadows a far more serious issue

Mar 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 203 Views 21 Comments

Disease-related malnutrition remains a major cause of avoidable complications in our hospitals.

# hospital-food - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much
# Health
# Health

Leo: Some hospitals do a great job with food... some Dublin ones, not so much

Nov 26th 2014, 9:47 AM 13,384 Views 38 Comments

The Health Minister plans to meet with Michelin-starred chef Oliver Dunne over the issue.

# hospital-food - Monday 24 November, 2014

Varadkar to meet with Michelin-starred chef who wants to improve hospital food
# Health
# Health

Varadkar to meet with Michelin-starred chef who wants to improve hospital food

Nov 24th 2014, 9:21 PM 29,831 Views 72 Comments

However, the meeting has been dismissed as a “publicity stunt”.

# hospital-food - Friday 29 August, 2014

UK hospitals to be fined for serving up unhealthy food
# Hospital Food
# Hospital Food

UK hospitals to be fined for serving up unhealthy food

Aug 29th 2014, 11:37 AM 6,697 Views 28 Comments

There have been calls to have a national standard of hospital food for Irish hospitals.

White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD
# Healthy Eating
# Healthy Eating

White bread, butter and chips? Hospital food is not good enough, says TD

Aug 29th 2014, 7:45 AM 11,943 Views 71 Comments

Ciara Conway TD has called for response to hospital food, after a constituents child was served chips in a pediatric ward.

# hospital-food - Monday 30 September, 2013

No more wedges and sausage rolls for patients at the Coombe
# Hospital Food
# Hospital Food

No more wedges and sausage rolls for patients at the Coombe

Sep 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 21,814 Views 61 Comments

The hospital completed a review earlier this year after TheJournal.ie brought this picture of a meal served in a maternity ward to its attention.

# hospital-food - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Image of "unacceptable" meal prompts review of menu at the Coombe
# Hospital Food
# Hospital Food

Image of "unacceptable" meal prompts review of menu at the Coombe

Jan 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 41,754 Views 132 Comments

The hospital said the meal was “unacceptable” and it will look to improve choices it offers in the future.

# hospital-food - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Babies, beauty pageants and Bakhurst: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Babies, beauty pageants and Bakhurst: The week in numbers

Jul 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,245 Views 1 Comment

How many Daisys were born in Ireland last year? And how much has Ireland spent on those e-voting machines?

# hospital-food - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

HSE defends hospital food
# Health
# Health

HSE defends hospital food

Jul 10th 2012, 3:51 PM 6,026 Views 43 Comments

The HSE has criticised a newspaper for comparing hospital food with ‘Happy Meals’.

# hospital-food - Friday 20 April, 2012