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

Carillion announces second year of support for NHS Sustainability Day

Leading integrated support services provider Carillion, has announced its second year of partnership with Barts Health NHS Trust and 4 All of Us Social Enterprise to support NHS Sustainability Day 2015. 17th October 2014 The campaign which commences with a series of road shows around the UK aims to promote best practice and innovation in […] the full article

Report on hospital estates and facilities statistics 2013 to 2014

Main findings on the hospital estates and facilities statistics 2013 to 2014. Documents Hospital estates and facilities statistics for 2013 to 2014 Pre-release access list Detail This report sets out the main findings on the hospital estates and facilities statistics for 2013 to 2014. The full report available on the Health and Social Care Information […] the full article

Pharmaceutical Coalition UN Climate Summit Commitment

The Coalition for Sustainable Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices (CSPM) has made a commitment to the UN as part of the UN Climate Summit on 23 September. The group which includes some of the major pharmaceutical companies have come together to make a unique agreement to work towards a more sustainable future. The group has committed […] the full article

UN Climate Summit – Cross System Statement

The health sector in England is the first globally to issue a collective statement of intent to deliver climate friendly services. Leaders from major organisations in health and care have joined together to issue a landmark commitment to tackle climate change. The Cross System Group joint statement, which was issued at the WHO Climate Summit […] the full article