Patient information leaflets and related links

Food News

Food News is a monthly publication covering hot topics on nutrition and health.

Nutrition support

If you have been losing weight unintentionally, the BAPEN self-screening tool will help identify if you are at risk of becoming malnourished.

BAPEN Malnutrition self-screening tool

The following leaflets provide simple suggestions to help stop further weight loss:

Make your diet more nourishing

Make your diet more nourishing the healthier way (for patients with a history of heart disease or diabetes)

Your Guide to Making the most of your food

How to look after your teeth on a high sugar diet

Nourishing Snacks

Nourishing Drinks

Nourishing Meals

Now your appetite has improved

If you are struggling to get to the shops for food, the following leaflet may help. You may also wish to consider purchasing meals from one of the providers below:

Getting help with meals

Store cupboard ideas

Oakhouse foods

Wiltshire Farm Foods

Meals on Wheels (Apetito)

For more information about malnutrition, the following website may be of interest:

British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN)

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