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A Better Choice

A Better Choice Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Health Facilities (PDF 3273 kB)

Tool kit

A Better Choice Tool Kit (PDF 3163 kB)

Evaluation report

An evaluation of A Better Choice was conducted in May 2009 to measure implementation of the strategy in Queensland Health facilities. Overall, Queensland Health facilities made significant progress towards achieving the key requirements of the strategy, and recommendations were made to further strengthen its implementation.

Download a copy of the A Better Choice 2009 evaluation report (PDF 468 kB).

Catering guidelines

Catering Guidelines for Meetings and Functions (PDF 418 kB)

Best Practice Guide: Healthier drinks for healthcare facilities

Changing the supply of drinks is important to influence healthier behaviours of patients, staff and visitors at healthcare facilities.

The Best Practice Guide: healthier drinks for healthcare facilities (PDF 252 kB) provides guidance to administrators who oversee vending machines, retail outlets, catering at functions and fundraising.

The Best Practice Guide outlines types of healthier and less healthy drinks that can be stocked and provided in Queensland Health facilities.

More information

Email abetterchoice@health.qld.gov.au for more information.

Last updated: 30 May 2017