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Junk food in hospitals 'obscene'

Hospitals are meant to be the place people go to get better, but leading doctors are warning that the amount of junk food on offer there could be bad for patients health.

Hospitals are meant to be the place people go to get better, but leading doctors are warning that the amount of junk food on offer there could be bad for patients health.

The British Medical Association will vote on Thursday on whether stalls and vending machines that sell unhealthy food should be banned from hospitals.

But should it be up to patients to choose what food they eat?

Janine Machin meets a cardiologist who says the current situation is "obscene".

  • 27 Jun
  • From the section Health