Reference 2017-252

REF:            2017-252

Subject:        Packed lunches

    

 

Request:

Could the Trust please confirm the following (where applicable):

 

(i) Does the Trust provide a packed lunch/dinner to patients discharged before/during mealtimes?

(ii) If yes, please give an example of the contents of the meal

(iii) Are the meals provided under a PFI arrangement? If so, is this a separate contract, or linked to a wider catering/other contract?

(iv) Please give the value of the contract to provide packed lunches for the last year figures are available. If part of a wider contract, please estimate the proportion of the contract which covers packed lunches.

(v) How many packed lunch/dinner meals were provided during the year 2015/16?

(vi) Please calculate an average cost for providing each meal.

 

 

Response:

Does the Trust provide a packed lunch/dinner to patients discharged before/during mealtimes? This is dependent on the time of discharge
If yes, please give an example of the contents of the meal Consist of a hot or cold meal or snack pack (whatever is on the menu that day) (snack pack – Sandwich, Juice, Yoghurt, F Fruit)
Are the meals provided under a PFI arrangement? If so, is this a separate contract, or linked to a wider catering/other contract?

 

No
Please give the value of the contract to provide packed lunches for the last year figures are available. If part of a wider contract, please estimate the proportion of the contract which covers packed lunches. N/A

 

How many packed lunch/dinner meals were provided during the year 2015/16? 784,000 This figure does not include individual snack boxes
Please calculate an average cost for providing each meal. £6.96