Useful Links

Sometimes, when you are trawling through web sites looking for something, you need a simple signpost and this page is designed to be just that – a pointer towards other sites that may just be able to help you.

Here you will find a range of other Associations with whom the Hospital Caterers Association has links or similar interests as well as national and governmental bodies.

Please note that the Hospital Caterers Association has no responsibility for the content on any of these sites.


Fellow Associations

Association for Public Service Excellence - www.apse.org.uk/apse

Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professional - www.ahcp.co.uk

British Association For Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) - www.bapen.org.uk

British Dietetic Association - www.bda.uk.com

The Health estate facilities management Association (HefmA) – www.hefma.co.uk

HCSA (Health Care Supply Association): https://nhsprocurement.org.uk

Institute of Hospitality – www.instituteofhospitality.org

Lead Association for Catering in Education - www.laca.co.uk

The National Association of Care Catering - www.thenacc.co.uk

National Nurses Nutritional Group (NNNG) - www.nnng.org.uk

The University Caterers Organisation - www.tuco.org


Fellow Overseas Associations

Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (USA) – www.anfponline.org

The Canadian Society of Nutrition Management – http://csnm.in1touch.org/site/home_new?nav=home

Institute of Hospitality in HealthCare (Australia) – http://ihhc.org.au


Media Partners

The Caterer - www.thecaterer.com

Cost Sector Caterer - http://costsectorcatering.co.uk

H20 Publishing - www.h2opublishing.co.uk/publications/hospitalfood

Hospitality & Catering News - www.hospitalityandcateringnews.com

Lansdowne Publishing Partnership Limited: www.lansdownepublishing.com

Open Door Public Relations: http://opendoorpr.co.uk

Operation Hospital Food with James Martin: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01cbwfm


Specialist Partners

Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) – www.ihm.org.uk

The Malnutrition Task Force - www.malnutritiontaskforce.org.uk/

NHS Academy of Fabulous Stuff - https://fabnhsstuff.net

Nutrition and Hydration Associates - https://nutritionandhydrationassociates.wordpress.com

Soil Association - www.soilassociation.org

Vegan Society - www.vegansociety.com

The Vegetation Society - www.vegsoc.org


National NHS/Government bodies

Care Quality Commission – www.cqc.org.uk

DeFRA - www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

Department of Health – www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-healt

Food Standards Agency – www.food.gov.uk

NHS England – www.england.nhs.uk

NHS Northern Ireland – http://online.hscni.net

NHS Scotland – www.healthscotland.com

NHS Wales – www.wales.nhs.uk

Patient Safety - www.nrls.npsa.nhs.uk

Public Health England – www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

Royal College of Nursing - www.rcn.org.uk


Training and Courses

The Safer Food Group – www.thesaferfoodgroup.com

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