Reference 2017-520

REF:            2017-520

Subject:        Hospital food




Please could you tell me the cost of feeding one inpatient per day (patient meal day). I would like the average daily cost for all meals and beverages fed to one inpatient per day.

This figure SHOULD NOT include additional costs like staffing. I would just like the figure for how much is spent daily, per patient on all food and drink only.

This is not the average cost for a single meal but for all meals and beverages cooked for the patients in one day.

Where possible please supply the latest possible data 2016/17 and 2015/16.




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