British Specialist Nutrition Association

Forgotten not fixed

March 21, 2018

Forgotten not fixed: a blueprint to tackle the increasing burden of malnutrition in England

This report reflects on the increasing number of cases of malnutrition in hospital and associated deaths. It draws on malnutrition data for 2015/16 broken down by NHS trust and finds that more than half the hospital trusts in England are under-reporting malnutrition rates compared to accepted national estimates.