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UK couple eats at same hospital every day of the week

Denis and Ella Turnbull dine at South Tyneside District Hospital’s Alexander’s Restaurant every day for lunch.

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Ashley Basque, R.D.

Ashley Basque, R.D., clinical dietitian, York Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Philadelphia, is the only dietitian on staff for a 240-bed facility, never gets behind in her work and always finds time to assist others in any area she can.  

Nutritional and healthy eating material is the No. 1 type of information that operators provide in their employee wellness programs, according to The Big Picture.

We cross-train our staff for patient interactions that fall outside their sphere of influence, such as checking trash, room cleanliness, etc.

Woodwinds Health Campus's Executive Chef Jesse Sturm is working hard to get hospital food a good rep.

The room service program is part of the food and beverage division makeover.

In order to improve resident opinion of dining services, as well as resident health, Doug Taggart, administrator at the 82-resident Arlington Residence and Rehabilitation Center, in Texas, implemented a fresh approach. 

The cooking show caters to Mercy Hospital patients, offering new, healthy choices.

A renovation at Brooklyn Hospital Center, in New York, is demonstrating—so far, at least—that healthy foods can sell. The Brooklyn Hospital Center collaborated with Dallas, Pa.-based Metz Culinary Management to renovate its servery and dining

These recipes, ranging from salads to desserts, will help any hospital operator or chef looking to spice up the menu. Click through this Snapshots for recipes including Tuscany-style Mac and Cheese and a Coffee-roasted Veal Loin with Smoked Oyster Mushrooms.

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