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WAHSN Nutrition in Older People Programme Shortlisted for CN Award

Published: 16 May 2018
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The Wessex Academic Health Science Network Nutrition in Older People Programme team have been nominated for the Community Nutrition Professional of the Year Award in the 2018 Complete Nutrition Awards.

Malnutrition (undernutrition) is a health issue that affects more than 3 million people in the UK1, of which a significant proportion are people over the age of 65. The Wessex AHSN Nutrition in Older People Programme aims to provide support centred around the NICE Guidelines on undernutrition.

You can vote for the team and their work here.

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British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) toolkit for commissioners and providers: ‘Malnutrition Matters – Meeting Quality Standards in Nutritional Care’ (2012)

 

CN Awards 2018 Shortlist Press Release
Community Nutrition Awards 2018 Shortlist
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