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Hospital catering panel confirmed for June 18th webinar

10th Jun 2020 - 08:00
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The second in Public Sector Catering magazine’s webinar series on ‘The Future of Your Service’, takes place on June 18th and will feature an interview with Hospital Caterers Association (HCA) chair Craig Smith.

He will be joined afterwards on the panel for a Q&A session by Brian Robb, vice chair of the HCA, Phil Shelley, who has headed the Government’s recent hospital food review and Andy Kemp, group sales and marketing director with Bidfood.

Craig will be discussing how his members have handled the extraordinary circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic, the catering lessons learned and how the service will be changed as a result of the experience.

The live Q&A session to follow will see Craig and fellow-panelists fielding questions from webinar attendees about the issues involved and looking, too, at the recently completed review by Shelley, which is due to be published very soon.

This, second, webinar follows the school meals-focused one that featured Stephen Forster, chair of LACA and will be followed on July 2nd by Matthew White, chair of The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO), who will take us through the Covid-19 lockdown impact on UK campuses and what the future holds.

Jayne Jones, chair of ASSIST FM, will discuss school food in Scotland on July 16th and the webinar series will pick up again after the summer break when Sue Cawthray, chair of the National Association of Care Catering (NACC) will be interviewed on September 10th.

On September 24th Molly Shaher, chair of the Professional Association for Catering Education (PACE) will look at educating the next generation of chefs, before the series is rounded off by Andy Jones, chair of the Public Sector Catering 100 (PSC100) Group on October 8th for an industry overview.

Future details will follow ahead of each of the webinars, register here to join this second in the Future of Your Service series.


Written by
David Foad