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Hospital bosses in the Black Country have been criticised over the quality of halal meals on offer to patients.

The trust which runs Sandwell General Hospital is considering changing its supplier of halal food in a bid to offer better choice.

Board members at the Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust clashed over the issue at the latest meeting this week, with bosses accused of not doing enough to ensure halal offerings were up to standard.

Waseem Zaffar said he was unhappy about the lack of progress to improve what is on the menu at the trust's two sites, Sandwell General and City Hospital.


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