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Nutritional Standards for Health and Social Care settings

HSC Nutritional Standards: references

Northern Ireland specific

Reference list for the Northern Ireland Nutritional Standards in Health and Social Care settings guidance.

  • Department of Health. A Fitter Future for All. Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Northern Ireland 2012 to 2022. Belfast: 2012
  • Department of Health. A Fitter Future for All Outcome Framework Revised for 2019-2022. Belfast 2019. National Centre for Social Research (NatCen Social Research) MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (MRC EWL)
  • National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS RP): Results for Years 5 to 9 (combined) of the Rolling Programme for Northern Ireland (2012/13 to 2016/17) and time trend and income analysis (Years 1 to 9; 2008/09 to 2016/17) 2019
  • Department of Health, Health Survey Northern Ireland: First Results 2019/2020 Belfast: 2020
  • Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Government Buying Standards. London: 2015. To note the GBS for food and catering services were republished in 2021
  • Public Health England. Healthier and More Sustainable Catering: A Toolkit for Serving Food to Adults, London 2014
  • National Health Service, Health Scotland Healthy Living Award, Glasgow: 2011, cited 2016
  • Welsh Government. Supporting Healthy Food and Drink Choices for Staff and Visitors in Hospital. 2011, Welsh Government
  • Corporate Health Standard: A Quality Framework and Award for Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace. 2016. Public Health England
  • The Eatwell Guide (, Public Health England in association with the Welsh Government, Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland; 2016
  • Public Health England, Salt reduction targets for 2014 (
  • European Commission, Nutrition Claims