2015 February

NHS prescribes green measures for sustainability

Article on behalf of Energy Live News The NHS is encouraging its staff to take part in its national campaign that aims to promote sustainability in the organisation. It is challenging people to do “one thing differently” on the 26th of March as part of the NHS Sustainability Day to achieve better sustainability practice across […]

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West Midlands NHS CO2 Challenge

If you’re in the area why not join us and find out about the West Midlands NHS CO2 Challenge! 18th March – Wayside House (part of Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (C&WNPT)) 19th March – University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire 23rd March – UHCW again 26th March  – Wayside, Stoney Stanton Road, Paybody (C&WNPT) 27th March – UHCW again You can […]

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Patients to be encouraged to ‘self manage’ mental health online

CCGs and local authorities have invested £2.4 million in an online webtool for patients to ‘self manage’ their mental health. The webtool, expected to launch in the autumn, will be commissioned led by NHS Tower Hamlets CCG, but will be available to patients in all of London. It has been jointly funded by all of […]

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New guide highlights importance of communities to health and wellbeing

A new guide from NHS England and Public Health England has identified how local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident communities to improve health and reduce inequalities. The guide, which is part of the ‘Working with communities – empowerment, evidence and learning’ project, has identified how local government and the NHS […]

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How does your organisation compare to your neighbour?

Organisations are being encouraged to look at how sustainable they are by using the Good Corporate Citizen online self-assessment. The system enables a detailed self-assessment of how health or care organisations are facing sustainability challenges. By using the tool you can benchmark progress on sustainable development, not just by measuring fuel bills or waste but […]

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Further England funding workshops announced

A new round of workshops have been announced by Salix Finance, after the last round were so well-received. There will be more in March and April and welcome the opportunity to host with NHS Trusts. The workshops provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about Salix Finance and the funding options available. This event is […]

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