Master of Science
Department of Public Health and Nutrition
Hamdan, Lily, Hospital food services in a multicultural Australia: assessing the needs of the Middle Eastern community in South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Master of Science thesis, Department of Public Health and Nutrition, University of Wollongong, 1994. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/2677
A hospital food service department is responsible for providing appropriate meal choices for all its clients. Evidence exists that such choices are not equitably extended to Australians from non-English speaking backgrounds. The development of a new food service system has provided South Western Sydney Areas Health Service with the opportunity to address the issue and develop a culturally appropriate food service.