NHS Sustainability Day gets the green thumbs-up

Patients, staff and volunteers at CWP have given NHS Sustainability Day the ‘green thumbs-up’ by planting over 175 native local cherry, hazel and willow trees at the Countess of Chester Country Park. The trees were donated to CWP from environmental organisations, NHS Forest and OxTreeGen as part of NHS Sustainability Day. Jeannie Metcalfe-Hall, CWP environmental […] the full article

Carillion drives day of action in support of NHS Sustainbaility Day 2014

Carillion is celebrating a successful NHS Sustainability Day of action which took place on 27th March 2014. As part of its ongoing involvement with the initiative, over 150 staff across 13 sites took part in a range of activities to promote sustainability to both healthcare staff and patients across the UK. NHS Sustainability Day 2014, […] the full article

Common Ground Road Show – A Spectacular Success

The Common Ground team at Lancashire Care NHS Trust held a fabulous road show on NHS Sustainability Day wit the aim to encouraging people to make one carbon reducing action, such as reusing a carrier bag whilst also encourage people to release more oxygen into the air. The days success can be seen in the […] the full article

Sustainable office furniture from recycled paper

A UK company is pioneering the design and manufacture of sustainable commercial furniture made from highly engineered recycled paper. The FlutePRO® range – winner of the prestigious FIRA Innovation Award – is now in use by more than 2,000 people in offices and commercial premises in the UK and Europe.   The award, made by […] the full article

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust host sustainability event

The Trust’s Sustainable Development Working Group manned a stand in the Damers Restaurant between 11.00am and 3.00pm, sharing the Trust’s progress with the sustainability agenda. A selection of suppliers were also on hand to discuss all things green. Like all public services, the Trust has challenging targets to meet around carbon reduction, however, progressing the […] the full article

Prime Minister plants tree at Warneford hospital to mark NHS Sustainability Day

The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, has planted a tree at the Warneford hospital in Oxford to mark NHS sustainability day. The day, which takes place on 27 March, celebrates the efforts of NHS Trusts and other healthcare organisations across the country to implement carbon reduction and sustainable practices within their workplace […] the full article