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Campaign scoops Highly Commended at National Awards

The NHS Sustainability Day Campaign beat off strong competition from the likes of TATA Steel, Sainsbury’s and RBS to pick up highly commended in the Employee Engagement Category at the Business Green Leaders Awards 2017. The category saw a wealth of fantastic projects which aimed to engage staff on the importance of environmental practices. Speaking […]

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Harrogate Hospital’s £7 million refurb will save £15 million in 25 years

A £7 million investment in Harrogate District Hospital is estimated to produce more than £15 million in efficiency savings over the next 25 years. In the last few years, works have been ongoing to overhaul the hospital facilities but now the NHS Trust has revealed that an estimated £625,000 per year will be saved in […]

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Leeds health trust’s first electric car goes live

Leeds Teaching Hospitals has launched its first electric vehicle. The Nissan e-NV200 van will be used for a range of tasks, including delivering post and small goods around the different hospital sites in the city. It has been supplied by Leeds City Council. Leeds Teaching Hospitals has around 30 vehicles which are essential to delivering […]

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UCLH has become the first NHS trust to hold three environmental marks of excellence.

The sustainability team with their Carbon Trust Standard awards: (l to r) Sarah Edwards, John Curtis, George Gebski and Rajnika Patel It has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard for Water in recognition of the work it has done to measure, manage and reduce water use. Added to the awards for waste and carbon reduction […]

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Litchdon Medical Centre get to the core of sustainability day!

Litchdon Medical Centre planted an apple tree to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day! Hannah Doidge, Assistant to the Practice Manager said: We had a mixture of people attend our small event; GP’s, reception, admin, nurses, plus a member from our Patient Participation Group (PPG) and an ex-GP Partner who has always been very keen to be […]

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NHS Sustainability Awards Shortlist Announced!

We’re excited to reveal the entrants who have been shortlisted for the NHS Sustainablity Awards. The awards are being held in London on the 17th of May and if you’d like to attend of for more information, please click here: http://nhssustainabilityawards.co.uk/ Thanks to everyone who entered the awards, the judges had tough decisions to make, […]

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