PERFORMANCE: Surrey’s community hospitals have some of the cleanest kitchens in the country, based on environmental health checks.

Seven community hospitals in Surrey have been awarded five stars for the cleanliness and hygiene of their kitchens by their local environmental health department, according to Surrey Community Health – the provider arm of NHS Surrey.

The kitchens are at: Caterham Dene Community Hospital, Farnham Community Hospital and Centre for Health, Woking Community Hospital, Weybridge Community Hospital, Walton Community Hospital, Haslemere and District Community Hospital, and Milford Specialist Rehabilitation Hospital. 

Julia Hammond, lead for hotel services at Surrey Community Health, said: “We provide high quality training and carry out regular audits to make sure our kitchens meet the highest standards.”