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The BMA has published a report on manufacturing medical equipment

To mark NHS Sustainability Day, the BMA has published a new report ‘In Good Hands – Tackling labour rights concerns in the manufacture of medical gloves’ today. The report highlights the widespread abuse of labour rights in factories producing medical gloves used in the NHS. You can read our report, and various communications activities below: […]

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New Sustainable Dentistry e-learning resource launched today

A new session on sustainable dentistry has been released on the award winning e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) platform. Released today, on NHS Sustainability Day 2016, the resource provides an introduction to climate change and explores the main principles of sustainable practice and their application in dentistry. It encourages clinicians and managers to make sustainable choices […]

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NHS ward staff taking action to green healthcare

Staff at Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust and University College London Hospitals are today waiting to hear whether their projects will win the Green Ward Competition and secure £500 to spend on further green innovation. Over the last six weeks staff from both NHS Trusts, with support from the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare and, at […]

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See what people are up to for Sustainability Day!

We’ve received some programmes from across the country, showing what people are getting up to on sustainability day. From sausages, to biking, there’s some great stuff going on. click below to have a look, you might get some inspiration! All site programmes See what people have been getting up to all over the country and […]

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The RCN are holding their first sustainability conference

The RCN will be pressing its own resources into action this April, with its first sustainability conference. The free event will bring together nursing staff to share and celebrate their individual efforts in putting sustainability at the heart of their practice. It will feature presentations from the RCN, the NHS Sustainable Development Unit, and the […]

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Coming together across Sussex to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day

NHS Trusts are coming together across Sussex to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day on March 24th to recognise the positive difference we can make in the NHS to protect our environment and benefit our wellbeing. Led by Capita’s sustainability team at Sussex Community NHS Trust (the team behind the sustainable healthcare programme, Care Without Carbon) several […]

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