2014 March

An action packed day planned for Southampton

Get ready for an action-packed event to mark NHS Sustainability Day on Thursday, 27 March, the event hosted by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust will be from 10am to 4pm, with a marquee and stands situated in the grounds around the main entrance. The day aims to celebrate their efforts to embed sustainable practices in […]

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Are you hosting any cycle related events?

SPOKES the informal voluntary network for NHS staff who cycle to work or use a bicycle for work purposes have set up a poll to see who will be participating next week and whether you have any cycling based events planned. It only takes a second to vote and its a great way to measure […]

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We need your votes, lets get NHS Sustainability day a national award

We are delighted to have been nominated in the 2degrees Champions Awards 2014 for not one category but two; The NHS Sustainability Day has been a great success in getting public health authorities to understand the importance of sustainability in healthcare and we have been nominated in both the External Communication and Social Value categories. […]

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Award-Winning Eco-fashion brand from on the Isle of Wight helps support NHS Sustainability Day

Rapanui design and make casualwear in line with the latest trends, but from more sustainable materials. They use ethically accredited factories that are powered by wind and solar energy – and by using cutting edge ‘eco-textiles’ Rapanui creates products that have a unique natural softness and feel when worn. The result is clothing that looks […]

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Healthy start for electric cars

Warwickshire County Council as part of the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership is investigating ways by which a more sustainable transport infrastructure might be introduced into the more rural areas of the County. One solution could be electric vehicles (EVs) – particularly where short journeys are the norm, and where there could be an […]

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CCGs should keep land for growing fruit and veg

CCGs, communities and patients will benefit from the local health organisations setting aside 14m2 plots of land on which they can grow fruit and vegetables, a new campaign has argued. The organisers of the 14:14 initiative, run by 4 All of Us and NHS Sustainability Day, believe that the campaign will encourage people to eat […]

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