2015 March

Carillion Champions NHS Sustainability Day 2015

Carillion health employees up and down the country have been taking part in sustainable events and activities in support of NHS Sustainability Day 2015. Thursday 26th March saw 100s of Carillion staff across the nation support their local NHS Trusts with food bank drives, clothing collections, energy reduction campaigns and cycle to work initiatives in […]

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Trees planted in South Derbyshire to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day

STAFF at a healthcare trust which provides services in South Derbyshire have been planting trees to mark NHS Sustainability Day – including some in Swadlincote. Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has made a move to become more environmentally friendly recently by encouraging its members to go paper-free, with 262 choosing to forego paper for email […]

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HEALTHY ENERGY HABITS FOR THE ISLE OF WIGHT NHS

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is reducing its energy consumption and carbon footprint by encouraging staff, patients and visitors to adopt simple energy saving actions. The Trust is a big energy consumer on the Island, and this translates in an energy related carbon footprint of about 7,000 Tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent annually. Since […]

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Patients’ memory garden opens at Princess Royal Hospital

A new garden which has been developed for patients with dementia and stroke opened at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford on Thursday. The Memory Garden, has been created almost entirely thanks to the kindness of local business and volunteers, and can be seen from a corridor leading to Ward 15 at the hospital. It […]

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Talented GOSH patients bring environmental issues to life for NHS Sustainability Day

A 62 metre long artwork created by patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) was the star attraction at the GOSH Sustainability Fair in celebration of NHS Sustainability Day. Depicting the journey that GOSH needs to take to become a more sustainable hospital in the future, the awe-inspiring piece was created by the House of […]

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Staff & patients at Royal Stoke University Hospital celebrating NHS Sustainability Day

Staff and patients at Royal Stoke University Hospital have been celebrating NHS Sustainability Day today (Thursday March 26). A special exhibition, including stands from Arch North Staffs, Beat the Cold, Revival, Low Carbon Europe, Keele University, Sustrans and ​Velo, have all participated. The NHS Sustainability Day, now in its fourth year, was established to create a […]

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