A national action plan to tackle the issue of older people and nutrition was announced today by health minister Ivan Lewis.

Mr Lewis said: 'There is no excuse for vulnerable older people not receiving the food they require and the necessary help to eat that food.

He said the action plan 'needs to be a genuine partnership between central government, NHS, local government, voluntary organisations and service users and their families'.

Read the press release here

A national action plan to tackle the issue of older people and nutrition was announced today by health minister Ivan Lewis.

Mr Lewis said: 'There is no excuse for vulnerable older people not receiving the food they require and the necessary help to eat that food.

He said the action plan 'needs to be a genuine partnership between central government, NHS, local government, voluntary organisations and service users and their families'.

Read the press release here