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Table 2 Activities held in nutrition awareness weeks in Hospital A, B and C

From: Nutrition education and leadership for improved clinical outcomes: training and supporting junior doctors to run ‘Nutrition Awareness Weeks’ in three NHS hospitals across England

Nutrition Awareness Weeks Event Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C
‘MUST’ Audit 50 patients audited regarding use of ‘MUST’ Audit conducted on ‘MUST’ use in 4 wards (results not available before publication) 70 medical patients audited regarding use of ‘MUST’
Training for Junior Doctors 1 hour junior doctor-led training session presented to 16 junior doctors by nutrition champion, junior doctor team and dietitians, held after mandatory training session Case study and teaching session presented by dietetics team and other involved in hospital nutrition 2 hour junior doctor-led training session presented to 15 junior doctors by nutrition champion, and dietitians
  Presented data from emailed medical staff e-survey to junior doctors*  
Nutrition Awareness Stall Stall created by junior doctor team with assistance from dietetics team Stall created by junior doctor team with assistance from dietetics team Stall created by junior doctor team with assistance from dietetics team
Set up beside the main canteen and manned by a rotation of junior doctors, dietitians and NELICO coordinators for 3 days Manned by junior doctors for 2–3 hours at lunch near the canteen on 2 days Unmanned stall for 5 days in front of hospital canteen
Food and supplement samples available to try Pens and key-chains were distributed  
  Supplement samples on display  
Staff Survey (collected at NAW stall) Collected from 60 staff, volunteers, visitors etc., at the stall – results analysed Survey completed by 31 staff (17 doctors, 11 nurses and 3 other) – results analysed Staff survey completed by 4 junior doctors – results not analysed
Doctors Survey Survey sent by local NELICO team and completed by 11 junior doctors Survey sent by local NELICO team and completed by 25 doctors and 10 nurses* Survey sent by junior doctors and completed by 46 staff (including 19 consultants)
Meetings: Coordinators and key hospital staff Hospital staff involved in nutrition, dietetics, nursing and catering Hospital staff involved in nutrition, dietetics and nursing Hospital staff involved in nutrition, dietetics and nursing
Advertising Flyers Flyers Flyers
Advert on hospital TV Pens and key chains distributed from NAW stall Training and NAW Stall announced at Grand Round
E-mails to all FY1 and FY2 doctors regarding the teaching and NAW stall   
  1. *Results of Hospital B staff e-survey were shared only with staff who attended training and were not available for this report.