NHS Sustainability

View our clinical procurement webinar

We hosted a webinar on clinical procurement earlier this month. Don’t worry if you missed the webinar you can view the recording below. We also have upcoming webinars that you can still register for!

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Win a FREE Sustainability Consultation!

WRM Sustainability have an extensive history of work supporting NHS organisations to develop and implement Sustainable Development Management Plans (SDMPs) and Green Plans. WRM Sustainability can provide a free 1-day consultation to your Trust to help you understand your current position on sustainability and what work would be required to satisfy the sustainability conditions of […]

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NHS Trust implements messaging tool to share patient information

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has rolled out a clinical messaging solution to provide a way to share information about patients without using WhatsApp. Darren Lui, spinal and orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital who led the roll-out of the technology said: “Instant communication amongst healthcare professionals is essential for modern healthcare practice […]

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Sheffield professor urges dentists to ditch single-use plastic

A chemistry professor is working with dentists in Yorkshire to cut down on the amount of single-use plastic used during appointments. Tony Ryan, a professor of polymer chemistry at the University of Sheffield, has worked with plastics all his life and is leading a research project looking at how dentists could make better use of […]

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First reusable, propellant-free inhaler launched to cut plastic waste

The first reusable, propellant-free inhaler is now available for patients with asthma and COPD, in line with NHS plans to reduce its carbon footprint and plastic waste. The inhaler can be used with up to six refill cartridges that are replaced each time the medicine runs out, rather than patients being given six disposable inhalers […]

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Survey finds over 65% of sustainability managers in the NHS have limited spend

The Progress of sustainability in the NHS survey today releases its results which include an improvement of 20% when it comes to senior engagement for sustainability within NHS Trusts. The survey, which was completed by 47 NHS Trusts, also found that 33% did not have a Sustainable Development Management Plan in place. Improvements can be […]

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