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Giant takes root on NHS Sustainability Day

The 2014 NHS Sustainability Day took place on 27 March with NHS organisations across the country taking action to combat climate change and raise awareness of sustainability within the health service. The Sustainable Development Unit, part of NHS England and Public Health England, marked the day by planting a Giant Sequoia tree in the grounds […]

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NHS Sustainability Day through your eyes

We have collated all of your tweets from the busiest and most talked about NHS Sustainability Day to date and we wish to thank you all for your support and efforts yesterday. To view “NHS Sustainability Day through your eyes” please click HERE!

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Sustainable Development Capital announces landmark energy efficiency deal for St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London

SDCL is delighted to announce that it has provided finance for Skanska to deliver a low carbon combined chilling/heating and power (CCHP) solution at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. The £2.5 million investment will be made by the UK Energy Efficiency Investments Fund, which is managed by Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL) and funded by the UK Green […]

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Hospital’s ‘homemade’ power saves £400k

CASH-STRAPPED hospital bosses in Southampton have come up with a pioneering way to save hundreds of thousands of pounds a year. As energy bills continue to soar, Southampton General Hospital has started to produce homemade electricity that brings a saving of £400,000 a year. The new energy unit not only saves the hospital vital money, […]

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Cycling your way to sustainability

NHS Sustainability Day 2014 would like to say a huge thanks to Powered Bicycles who have provided an electric bike for the 2014/15 campaign to showcase at the roadshows and promote the use of sustainability in transport. Powered Bicycles are one of the most reputable companies in the Nottingham region trading in electric bicycles and […]

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Care Without Carbon – a new sustainable healthcare strategy from Sussex Community NHS Trust

Sussex Community NHS Trust (SCT) has released its new sustainability strategy, Care Without Carbon, produced by its in-house expert Sustainability Team. The strategy, which was approved by Trust Board last month, outlines the Trust’s ambition to become a zero-carbon healthcare provider. To achieve this, the strategy outlines seven areas where the trust needs to take […]

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