2014 October

Barts Health NHS Trust to partner with Trakeo

Recently Barts Health NHS Trust in partnership with UK based supply chain sustainability software provider Trakeo began a project to develop the Trakeo Sustainability Resource Planning tool to map the sustainability characteristics from the trust’s procurement supply chain. This project will allow the trust to reduce the amount of CO2 emitted from the products they […]

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Manchester gets slice of €24million green grant to develop ‘smart city’ Corridor

Manchester has been chosen to receive a share of a €24million fund, as part of a European project to reduce carbon emissions and transform the area into a ‘smart city’. Cash will come from a European Commission scheme to demonstarte ‘smart green growth’ – reducing carbon emissions while boosting the economy – with Eindhoven in […]

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The NHS could save millions by reducing waste

The NHS could save millions of pounds by reducing waste according to a recent report from WRAP – a government funded organisation who promote recycling and waste reduction. The scale of the opportunities highlighted in the report range from millions of pounds (for re-use options) up to tens of millions (for better hand cleaning and […]

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Free trial access to the DōShorts Sustainable Business Collection for NHS employees

The NHS Sustainability Day team has partnered with publishers Dō Sustainability to offer free trial access to The DōShorts Sustainable Business eCollection for all NHS employees. If there is enough interest, the NHS, or teams within the NHS, may consider an annual subscription to this online sustainability library. View the DōShorts Collection You will be […]

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The 2015 NHS Sustainability Day Campaign kick-started At NHS Employers, Leeds

The Horizons Conference centre, established recently by NHS Employers, was the perfect place to welcome NHS Professionals from across the region. Delegates from Hull, Manchester, North Yorkshire and Leeds were on hand to hear from a range of speakers.   The day kick-started with an introduction to the campaign by Scott Buckler, Campaign Manager. Next […]

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BMJ Blogs on Sustainability: What has Climate Change got to do with Mental Health?

Daniel Maughan, the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Sustainability Fellow looks at the evidence of how climate change is impacting on mental health in the latest BMJ Blog coordinated by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. If you are interested in writing a blog on health and sustainability to go on the BMJ website, go to the […]

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