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Dr Tim Dalton, local GP and Clinical Chair of NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group said:

“Good nutritious food and staying hydrated are essential elements of patient care and helping people recover from illness so when we commission health and social care services this is included in a patients care package. Frail older people need to eat well and receive hydration if they are to continue living independently at home and avoid being admitted to hospital. Furthermore, they are also less likely to reach a health crisis, require urgent, unplanned care support and experience harm if their nutrition and hydration needs are met. NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group now employs a dietician who gives advice and support to care homes across the Borough so their resident’s nutritional needs are met and assists GP practices with individual patients.


"Together with our health and social care partners we aim to provide services that deliver patient food and nutritional care safely; maintain an environment conducive to people enjoying their meals, being able to safely consume their food and drink and ensure that staff and volunteers involved with providing food have appropriate skills and competencies, and receive regular training.   We also screen all patients and service-users to identify malnourishment or risk of malnourishment."

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