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Why Veggie Hospital?

In 2014 I spent ten weeks in hospital. It was the first time I'd been in hospital and the first time since I'd left school, more than forty years earlier, I hadn't had control over what I ate. Had my hospital stay only been a week, eating from the hospital menus might not have affected my digestion and health, but after a month I was struggling.

I tried raising vegetarian and vegan menus with the hospital, but as an individual I had no influence. So I started this initiative as Veggie Hospital. I soon discovered others would like to see the hospital offering its patient better meals. And my ideas grew when I learnt about the work James Martin did over 4 years with the BBC and the website, Operation Hospital Food.  Judith Morrison.


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