Support Packages for Trusts and Hospitals

Our hospitals programme offers a range of support for NHS trusts from network membership to targeted workshops, and a range of support packages.

All are designed to help you create a better food experience and support a health-promoting environment for patients, staff and visitors.

Our main packages of support are listed below. We also offer bespoke consultancy, so if you can't see what you are looking for please get in touch.

  • Policy Report

    Hospitals Network package

    Our Hospitals Network includes a range of support and opportunities for shared learning for NHS trusts, from seminars to policy briefings and conferences. All are designed to help you create a better food experience and support a health-promoting environment for patients, staff and visitors.

  • Policy Report

    Supporting Food Leadership package

    Through our bespoke tailored Supporting Food Leadership package we will work with you to create positive change by identifying priorities and challenges; strengthening senior multi-disciplinary engagement in food; helping you develop and implement your strategic vision for food.

  • Policy Report

    CQUIN bench-marking and audit

    Food for Life's 'Healthy food for NHS staff, visitors and patients' CQUIN bench-marking and audit helps NHS trusts and retail outlets to understand where they are in relation to achieving compliance; making recommendations for change and providing evidence for Clinical Commissioning Groups.

  • Policy Report

    Food and drink strategy support package

    Struggling to develop a meaningful food and drink strategy? Our support package is designed to help NHS trusts develop a strategy with multi-disciplinary input, helping you to meet the requirements outlined in the NHS Standard Contract and Hospital Food Standards Panel report.

  • Policy Report

    Reducing food waste workshop

    Bringing multi-disciplinary teams together Food for Life’s support raises awareness of the financial, nutritional and environmental implications of food waste; looks at current challenges and opportunities for food waste reduction in your NHS trust; builds shared solutions; and teaches new auditing techniques. 

  • Policy Report

    Food for Life Served Here Support Package

    Food for Life Served Here is an independent endorsement for caterers serving food that is full of fresh, local and honest ingredients, with more meals cooked from scratch using produce that is free from undesirable additives, colourings and sweeteners.

    Our comprehensive support packages can help you to achieve and embed Food for Life Served Here within your hospital catering service for patient food, staff and visitor outlets, or both.

"If the NHS is to properly promote health as well as deal with ill-health, then it must look to the food it provides. "Hospital Food Standards Panel Report, 2014


To find out more about any of our products or to sign up, please contact:

Adrian Roper - Development Manager

Adrian Roper
Call: 07920 231 280


"Thanks to Food for Life for being great partners in our drive to make good food our strongest medicine"Glen Burley (Chief Executive - South Warks NHS Foundation Trust)