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NHS hospitals in England 'hiding' food dissatisfaction

27 August 2013 Last updated at 08:10 BST

Nearly half of all NHS patients in England are unhappy with the food they are offered in hospital, a group has claimed.

The Campaign for Better Hospital Food says patient surveys contradict statistics from NHS Trusts, which routinely rate their own food highly.

Campaigners want mandatory standards introduced for hospital food, like those which already exist for prisons and schools.

Dominic Hughes reports.