Last year saw the publication of the Independent Review of NHS Hospital Food. Having undertaken projects for the Food Standards Agency on Listeriosis .. Read more in healthcare and, having worked extensively with healthcare organisations and throughout their supply chains, STS are specialists in food safety in healthcare. STS are pleased to share our experience in order to support hospitals to achieve patient safety with these free workshops. The Review was undertaken following 2019’s listeriosis outbreak, which sadly resulted in 7 deaths, and concluded that minimising or eliminating contamination of food at the point of manufacture as well as ensuring strict controls in hospitals are two key ways in which foodborne listeriosis within healthcare settings can be reduced. STS are offering free ‘food safety in healthcare’ webinars, providing insight and understanding of food safety upstream into the supply chain, and also sharing experience and tools to help equip hospitals ensure high food safety standards and deliver on the Review’s food safety ‘safe and sound’ recommendations.
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