Food, Fluid and Nutritional Care Policy update

SIDE Food, Fluid and Nutritional Care Policy update

NHS Tayside’s Food, Fluid and Nutritional Care Policy has been updated with changes to Section 6: Decision Making in the Management of Patients with Dysphagia.

The main changes to Section 6 include:

  • Changes in the responsibilities and organisational arrangements
  • References and terminology updated
  • Updates to Standard Operating Procedure 6.1 to – The Provision of Consistency Modified Liquids
  • Updates/addition and the deletion of appendixes

For more detailed information about the changes please see the version control on Page 2 of the document.

All managers must ensure that their staff read the Policy and the additional sections/sub-sections as they are published, that they understand these, and are implementing the Policy within their area of work as appropriate.

To subscribe and receive updates, please go to Staffnet (see search link top right corner) and search for ‘Decision Making in the Management of Patients with Dysphagia’.  When it appears, under the title link you will see a box ‘Subscribe to this document’ – if you click this you will be notified of any changes/updates.

For further information you can contact the Tayside Nutrition MCN team on 01382 740074, x71423 or e-mail taysidenutrition@nhs.net

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