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Public Sector Catering Expo – A new event dedicated to public sector caterers

The Public Sector Catering Expo is a new event for 2019 dedicated to caterers and chefs operating in the public sector and will run from 19 – 20 November.

The two-day event, taking place at the Telford International Centre, aims to bring together buyers, decision makers and influencers from across the entire industry.

There will be a major exhibition of suppliers, seminars, networking and live cooking demonstrations that will showcase the best of catering in schools, hospitals, universities, colleges, social care settings, prisons and the military.

The seminar programme will look at the key topics and issues affecting public sector catering including: health & nutrition; food costs & sourcing; allergens & labelling; mental health & wellbeing; recruitment & training; food & plastic waste; diet & menu trends.

The organiser, The Public Sector Magazine Managing Director, Andrew Archer says: “The Public Sector Catering Expo has been designed to create a unique event that brings together buyers, decision makers and influencers from across the entire industry.”

Click the link below for more information and to book free tickets

http://pscexpo.co.uk/?utm_source=CSC&utm_medium=Online&utm_campaign=PSCExpo19

 

Reducing urinary tract infections in care by improving hydration

Colleagues at the Oxford Patient Safety Collaborative have shared a link to their recent publication Reducing urinary tract infections in care homes by improving hydration.

The aim of this quality improvement project, started in May 2016, was to reduce the incidence of UTIs by improving hydration with the ultimate aim of reducing UTI admissions to hospital by 5% from the previous year.

You can read the excellent article at:

http://bmjopenquality.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/bmjoq-2018-000563

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019 

We will be sharing some of the amazing stories from Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019 over the coming weeks and months in our newsletters. Hopefully they will inspire you as much as they have as….

Colleagues at St. Georges Hospital NHS Trust have been regular supporters of Nutrition and Hydration Week and over the last few years have really used the week to raise awareness of the importance nutrition and hydration. We just loved this brilliant short video they produced for Nutrition and Hydration Week 2019 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOIwHlEZ6Z0&feature=youtu.be

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