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 […] the full article

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 […] the full article

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 […] the full article

Tackling Health Inequalities with Green Space

A new report, Natural Solutions to Tackling Health Inequalities, highlights the evidence of the benefits of green spaces to health and wellbeing outcomes, and the inequalities in use of, and access to, natural environments across England. Written by Jessica Allen and Reuben Balfour from the UCL Institute of Health Equity, the report shows that people […] the full article

BJRM article: Cutting the carbon cost of dialysis: efficient delivery of acid concentrate

The British Journal of Renal Medicine has published an article on the opportunities for reducing waste in the delivery of acid for haemodialysis, authored by members of the Green Nephrology Network: The article draws upon entries to the 2012 Green Nephrology Awards, describing a range of different approaches, from the central delivery of acid from […] the full article

PHE publishes evidence to help those dealing with health inequalities

Public Health England has published research showing the evidence supporting action to reduce health inequalities. The information, which is presented in detailed papers and summary briefings, shows evidence for interventions on social issues that lead to poor health, and includes ways to deal with health inequalities. The documents contain practical tips for dealing with these issues […] the full article