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Elderly: Malnutrition

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what work she has undertaken on her national action plan on malnutrition among elderly patients; and when she plans to publish the outcome of that work. (140479)

The Department and stakeholders are drawing up an action plan to tackle the nutritional care of all adults in health and social care settings (which will include older people). The plan will be made available once it has been shared and discussed with stakeholders this summer.