2016 March

Carillion have been getting in the Sustainability Day spirit!

Carillion have had a busy day supporting NHS Sustainability Day up and down the country! In Swindon, they had an Easter Egg Hunt and a Cake Sale and raised a massive £136 for local Hospice UK facility, The Prospect. In Darent Valley, in conjunction with the Trust the raised money for Ellenor local Hospice, promoted Fair […]

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New Energy Centre Opens at Bridlington Hospital

Today marks NHS Sustainability Day, the perfect occasion to celebrate the official opening of the refurbished Energy Centre at Bridlington Hospital. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to reducing its carbon footprint through the work of its Sustainable Development Group. The refurbishment of the Bridlington Hospital energy centre will help make a large […]

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Garden of Tranquillity unveiled at the Princess Royal Hospital

A new peaceful garden has been unveiled at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford to benefit patients, staff and visitors as part of events to mark NHS Sustainability Day. Staff, volunteers and representatives from organisations which supported the opening of the garden are pictured in the Boningale Garden of Tranquillity The Boningale Garden of […]

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The BMA has published a report on manufacturing medical equipment

To mark NHS Sustainability Day, the BMA has published a new report ‘In Good Hands – Tackling labour rights concerns in the manufacture of medical gloves’ today. The report highlights the widespread abuse of labour rights in factories producing medical gloves used in the NHS. You can read our report, and various communications activities below: […]

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New Sustainable Dentistry e-learning resource launched today

A new session on sustainable dentistry has been released on the award winning e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) platform. Released today, on NHS Sustainability Day 2016, the resource provides an introduction to climate change and explores the main principles of sustainable practice and their application in dentistry. It encourages clinicians and managers to make sustainable choices […]

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NHS ward staff taking action to green healthcare

Staff at Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust and University College London Hospitals are today waiting to hear whether their projects will win the Green Ward Competition and secure £500 to spend on further green innovation. Over the last six weeks staff from both NHS Trusts, with support from the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and, at […]

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