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NHS Sustainability Award Date Announced!

We’re pleased to announce that the NHS Sustainability Awards will be held in London on Wednesday the 17th of May 2017.  The NHS Sustainability awards were established to encourage, benchmark and reward action on creating a more sustainable NHS, and we look forward to celebrating the achievements of many this May. For information on the […]

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New report shows how clinical commissioning can help realise full potential of local economies

NHS Clinical Commissioners have launched a new report showing the positive contribution that clinical commissioners are making to their local economies. Shaping healthy cities and economies: The role of clinical commissioning showcases how clinical leaders in England’s core cities – the eight largest cities outside of London – are looking at how the services they […]

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Devon to launch ‘efficient’ public sector energy company

Devon has become the latest county in the UK to launch a public sector company, designed to supply homes and businesses in the area with environmentally-friendly energy. Named Dextco, the company counts among its shareholders Devon County Council, Exeter City Council, The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Exeter, has […]

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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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