NICE recommends use of ‘MUST’ tool for screening for malnutrition

Extract from Age Uk

On 21 January, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommended the use of BAPEN’s interactive e-learning resource on nutritional screening using the ‘Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool’ (‘MUST’) for staff working in hospitals, primary care and care homes to aid implementation on the new opens link in new window NICE Quality Standards for Nutritional Support of Adults.

The three ‘MUST’ modules explain the causes and consequences of malnutrition, the importance of nutritional screening and how to screen using ‘MUST’. Customised versions are available to purchase via opens link in new window the BAPEN website.