Meals on wheels is being reviewed

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The Western Trust is reviewing a meals and wheels service it provides to 568 people.

The Health Minister Simon Hamilton revealed the Trust is carrying out the review to ensure a safe, high quality and value for money service.

“The Western Health and Social Care Trust is undertaking a review of its meals on wheels service in consultation with service users and providers, to ensure the provision of a high quality, safe and value for money service.

“The Trust will continue to provide and deliver a meals on wheels service to people who meet the regionally agreed eligibility criteria.

“A total of 568 people are currently in receipt of a meals on wheels service in the Western Trust area.”

He added: “The Trust will continue to accept new entrants to the meals on wheels service as long as they meet the regionally agreed eligibility criteria.”