Excerpts from the article:
Doncaster GP Dean Eggitt, never expected to be asking a new kind of question.
“Some people have to cut back on food when they have problems with finances. Now when I see a patient with persistent ill health, I will enquire about their diet.”
“… I’ve had to start referring patients to food banks… ”
In a 12month period from 2014-2015, over one million people in the UK had used a foodbank, representing a “19% year on year increase in foodbank use”