2016

Can the WELL Standard unlock the health potential within our ‘Third Skin’?

The NHS Sustainability Campaign recently conducted a webinar on the WELL standard for buildings. In a follow up from the webinar we invited Tom Robinson, founder of Adaptavate, to write a piece on how WELL can unlock further health potential.   I like to think that the buildings in which we live and work are […]

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Healthcare sector leads the way with revolution in parking professionalism

The British Parking Association (BPA) has launched the Professionalism in Parking Accreditation (PiPA). PiPA is the BPA’s new accreditation for healthcare organisations that wish to demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism in parking. Although initially developed for the healthcare parking sector, it is envisaged that other sectors will follow. The BPA worked with the Department […]

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Healthy buildings lead to healthy lives

On the 8th December the Campaign held its second webinar around the role of WELL certification and standards for healthcare. The webinar included presentations from: Seema S. Wadhwa, Faculty member of the WELL Building Institute and Assistant Vice President of Sustainability and Wellness for Inova Health System Paul Chatwin, Associate, Cundall The WELL Building Standard™ […]

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Forthcoming Webinars

NHS Sustainability Day Campaign is delighted to announce the next two webinars within our 2017 campaign series. Folowing our Reuse webinar in October we are delighted to announce two further webinars which address opportunities and challenges for NHS Estates and Facilities Managers. Details on both can be found below Webinar 2- December 8th 2016, 12.15pm-1pm […]

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New research and tools for health professionals

New research and analysis from the SDU and supporting partners has calculated the NHS and wider health sector could save up to £414m and cut 1 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2020. The analysis selected 35 areas and calculated their financial and environmental benefits. The Securing healthy returns report outlines areas that […]

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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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