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Originator: NHS Improvement Estates and Facilities

From: Alessandra Gambi

Issue date: 29-Jan-2020 14:00:16

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts

  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)

Action category: Action

Title: Allergens Issues - Food Safety in the NHS

Broadcast content:

Recently there have been several incidents relating to allergens in hospital food reported. The consistent themes are lack of information and/or communication regarding food allergens present in the food and/or details of the patient’s known food allergy.

This alert contains actions for providers to take.

Additional information: This alert is not relevant to primary care.

Alert reference: EFA/2020/001

Action underway deadline: 12-Feb-2020

Action complete deadline: 12-Feb-2021


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