Creating environmental and social sustainability through collaborative partnerships and knowledge sharing across the NHS
The trust’s sustainability programme has delivered four key projects which highlight the dedication to reducing itsimpact, engaging its communities and improving health. First, Operation TLC is a behavioural change programme to reducecarbon whilst positively impacting patient experience. Second, NHS Sustainability Day is a national and international collaborative day of action on climate change aimed at engagement, knowledge sharing, and recognition and reward. Third, Reducing Fuel Poverty aims to reduce excess winter deaths locally and improve health outcomes. And finally, Food and Nutrition Education delivers nutrition education to primary school children, tackling futre obesity rates and malnutrition.
Judges’ comments Real example of why public health in acute trusts can deliver real change.