Bromley Healthcare’s Community Dietetic Service has been successful in in winning the Community contract for Bexley.
Our CEO Jacqui Scott commented, “We are delighted to be continuing to provide this excellent service to Bexley residents. As the current provider, we have detailed knowledge of the local population and we will use our experience to offer the same high standards of care to Bexley patients.”
The new and enhanced service will now also include:
Community based dietetic service for non-ambulatory patients within their residential setting (residential/care/housebound/nursing/learning disability) implementing the ‘Food First’ program.
Rolling training to Bexley care homes on ‘’Food first’’ and ‘’MUST’’
A nutrition and dietetics telephone advice line for Health Care Professionals including GP’s.
Dietitians working with GP are to ensure that all ONS (oral nutritional supplements) are prescribed and used appropriately.
If you would like to find out more about making a referral, please visit the services area of our website; www.bromleyhealthcare.org.uk.
Notes for editors:
We will accept referrals directly to our generic nhs email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Bromley Healthcare
- For more information visit www.bromleyhealthcare.org.uk
- A leading provider for community health services Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company formed of over 850 people delivering high-quality NHS services, to people of all ages in the local community. The key to its success has been the emphasis it places on maximising best practice from both the private sector and the NHS.
- Bromley Healthcare was established in 2011 as an employee-owned social enterprise that ‘spun-out’ of the NHS. The organisation runs community health services in Bromley, Bexley, Croydon, Lewisham and Greenwich providing a wide range of services to people of all ages. Services range from health visiting to district nursing, school nurses to specialist nurses, therapy services for adults and children, urgent care centres, services to help prevent hospital admissions and also facilitate early hospital discharge.
- To find out more about this Press Release, please contact Raman Janack the Communications Manager on 0208 315 8741.