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Services Provided


Patient Meal Services:   Telephone Ext. : 22171

Main Kitchen:               Telephone Ext. : 20310


All patient meals are produced in the main kitchen and transported to wards in food trolleys. The meals are kept hot by means of a heated base. At ward level facilities are available for preparation of tea, coffee, toast and snacks e.g. biscuits, yogurts, crackers.

A variety of special diets are requested daily by wards for patients and a dedicated team of chefs cater for these including: Low Cholesterol, Diabetic, Renal & Coeliac.

In total approximately 650 meals are served for breakfast, lunch and supper, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

The catering department liases closely with Nursing, Dietetics and Speech & Language Therapists aswell as other support services to ensure all patients nutritional needs and preferences are satisfied.


Staff Canteen: Telephone Ext: 20314


The staff canteen seats 650 people. The opening hours are as follows:


Mon-Fri                                      07:30-14:30       17:30-19:00         Night Meal 01:00-02:00

Weekends& Bank Hols              08:00-14:30                                   Night Meal 01:00-02:00


A full range of meals are provided, including hot breakfast, made to order sandwich bar at lunch and a choice of hot meals for both lunch and evening. It is estimated that approx 1500 people use the staff facilities daily.