2014 March

Hospital’s ‘homemade’ power saves £400k

CASH-STRAPPED hospital bosses in Southampton have come up with a pioneering way to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year. As energy bills continue to soar, Southampton General Hospital has started to produce homemade electricity that brings a saving of £400,000 a year. The new energy unit not only saves the hospital vital money, […]

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Cycling your way to sustainability

NHS Sustainability Day 2014 would like to say a huge thanks to Powered Bicycles who have provided an electric bike for the 2014/15 campaign to showcase at the roadshows and promote the use of sustainability in transport. Powered Bicycles are one of the most reputable companies in the Nottingham region trading in electric bicycles and […]

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Care Without Carbon – a new sustainable healthcare strategy from Sussex Community NHS Trust

Sussex Community NHS Trust (SCT) has released its new sustainability strategy, Care Without Carbon, produced by its in-house expert Sustainability Team. The strategy, which was approved by Trust Board last month, outlines the Trust’s ambition to become a zero-carbon healthcare provider. To achieve this, the strategy outlines seven areas where the trust needs to take […]

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Common Ground Roadshow ,Thursday 27th March, Planting the SEED for Change

Join the Common Ground team at Lancashire Care NHS Trust on March 27th as they celebrate NHS Sustainability Day and 14:14. The Common Ground team  is encouraging people to make one carbon reducing action, such as reusing a carrier bag. Along with this the team and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare will be giving away 365 trees donated from […]

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NHS Sustainability Day – Waste Management Webinar

Come and join on Monday 7th April and log on to the NHS Sustainability Day Waste Management Webinar at 13:00, as SRCL’s Senior Environmental Manager David Williams discusses the future of healthcare waste management. With the role of healthcare regulations and guidance changing, healthcare waste management specialists such as SRCL have an important role to […]

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Road shows come to an end in Oxford

The past 6 months has seen NHS Sustainability Day take to the road on our bikes and visit a number of regions throughout England. In Hull we tackled climate change, Liverpool saw us address public health, Food was on the menu in Bournemouth and Nottingham addressed fuel poverty. So finally we folded our bikes down […]

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