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Intensive care survival not linked to calorie intake

Increasing the calorie intake for an intensive care patient does not improve their chances of survival, according to a new Australian study. Presented on Monday afternoon at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Paris, the study involved almost 4000 patients across 46 intensive care units (ICUs) in Australia and New Zealand. […]

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Hospitals make £260,000 from vending machines

Hospitals make £260,000 from vending machines packed with high-calorie snacks Ker-ching! Hospitals make a whopping £260,000 from vending machines packed with high-calorie snacks – and that’s just in Leeds! Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has 43 vending machines across five sites They made £60,000 from the machines in 2017 and £260,000 from 2013-2018 Each device […]