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NICE quality standard 94 ‘Obesity in children and young people: prevention and lifestyle weight management programmes’

Quality statementHow it was assessed and how compliance was defined
Quality statement 1Children and young people, and their parents or carers, using vending machines in local authority and NHS venues can buy healthy food and drink options.Foods and drinks were classified as healthy or less healthy using NPM. A hospital was deemed compliant if it housed one vending machine which contained both one healthy food and one healthy drink.
Quality statement 2Children and young people, and their parents or carers, see details of nutritional information on menus at local authority and NHS venues.A hospital was deemed compliant if the majority of its retails outlets displayed nutritional information on their menus.
Quality statement 3Children and young people, and their parents or carers, see healthy food and drink choices displayed prominently in local authority and NHS venues.Food and drinks were defined as healthy if they were within the four food groups in the Eatwell Guide. A hospital was deemed compliant if the majority of its retail outlets prominently displayed healthy food and drink options.
  • NHS, National Health Service; NICE, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; NPM, Nutrient Profiling Model.