Priority 18 from the Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the extent of malnutrition in deprived/low income/hard to reach groups and what is the best way to provide them with nutritional support, education and good quality food? (JLA PSP Priority 18)
Overall ranking 18
JLA question ID 0085/18
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Attree P. Low‐income mothers, nutrition and health: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. 2005. Maternal and child nutrition

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What do people in institutions want to eat if they had free choice?  Do institutions adequately provide for minority and special diets? ~ How does the quality of prison food affect inmates comparing different prisons. Is there a difference between locations and effects of prison population numbers? ~ Low income families and malnutrition, homeless and malnutrition - what is the extent? ~ What do People on Low benefits or homeless do to improve Malnutrition
Submitted by 4 x healthcare professional, 3 x patient, 1 x carer, 1 x other
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0085
PSP name Nutritional Screening and Malnutrition
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 81  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 7 June 2019