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Patient Food Services

Darlington Memorial Catering Team supplies patient meals to all our hospital sites. We hope that you enjoy your meals during your stay with us. Our menus have been designed to allow you to choose appetising and nutritious food. Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the Catering Services or even visit the premises from where your food is produced please ask a member of the ward staff or contact us on 01325 743070.

Or if you have any other questions or requirements you wish to discuss, please feel free to contact

Alison Sewell (Catering Manager) 

Christine Biglin (Food Services Manager)

Rhonda Bowron (Supervisor)

Brenda Glancey (Supervisor)

Each morning you will be able to choose from the breakfast menu served on the ward. During your stay your meals will be served approximately at the following times;

Breakfast 8.00am-9.00am

Lunch 12.00pm-1.00pm

Supper 5.30pm-6.00pm

Mid-morning and afternoon snacks will be served with your beverage service.

Allergens and Nutritional Information:

Ask before you order...

All allergen information is available upon request; please ask for any information before ordering your food. Alternatively if you have a food allergy or other special dietary constraints and would like specific information on the ingredients of meals/snacks provided, then please feel free to contact us via email

Alison Sewell (Manager) 

Christine Biglin (Manager)

Rhonda Bowron (Supervisor)

Brenda Glancey (Supervisor)

Calling 01325 743070 or ask any member of staff who will be happy to help and advise.


'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital