"My weight gaining drinks are delivered really quickly"

About: Adult community services / Nutrition and dietetics

(as the patient),

I have been using the Rotherham Home Care nutrition and dietetics service, as I have lost a lot of weight recently and have been diagnosed with cancer. The dietician ordered drinks for me so that I can gain weight.

I phone up and they get delivered really quickly. They taste okay. I had the vanilla flavour at first, but I found that they were heavy on my stomach and left me feeling quite full. They were more like a food than a drink.

The service does offer an assortment of flavours. I’ve now got the cappuccino flavour which I like the taste of.

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Response from Kerry Hollingworth, Corporate Affairs Officer, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Off138, thank you for your posting on Patient Opinion, we really appreciate your feedback on the Nutrition and Dietetics Service. We are pleased to hear that you have found the delivery of your drinks to be quick and that you have now got a flavour drink which you are happy with.

Your positive feedback will be passed on to the staff concerned,

With best wishes,


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