Halal on the health menu

CASEY Hospital will now have a range of more than 20 Halal meals on offer for patients.

the Halal meals, prepared at the Kingston Centre Central Production in
Cheltenham, are prepared according to Halal guidelines and distributed
to all hospitals run by Southern Health.

Southern Health’s
Director of Support Services, Veronica Jamison, said the approach was
approved by the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils and compliant
with the Department of Human Services Victorian Nutrition Standards.

Health is the only Halal accredited production facility in the public
sector, and is producing a wide variety of meals for our patients,” she

“The decision to produce Halal meals was prompted by the
growing number of requests from our local catchment area and Southern
Health’s commitment to providing better health across all communities.”