Hello and welcome to NHS Sustainability Day 2016! We’ll be updating the page throughout the day, with news and goings on from around the country.

NEWS – Carillion have been getting in the Sustainability Day spirit!

NEWS – New Energy Centre Opens at Bridlington Hospital

NEWS – Garden of Tranquillity unveiled at the Princess Royal Hospital

NEWS – NEW BMA report on the manufacturing of medical equipment

VIDEO – Nottingham Hospitals have patients ordering meals via app!

NEWS – New Sustainable Dentistry e-learning resource launched today

NEWS – NHS ward staff taking action to green healthcare

NEWS – Exciting new partnership for Lambeth GP Food Co-op and Medirest Partnership at King’s College Hospital!

NEWS – NHS Trusts across Sussex are celebrating Sustainability Day with their brilliant BYO scheme!

VIDEO – See how our London Sustainability Roadshow went!

NEWS – The RCN are set to hol their first sustainability conference.

VIDEO – See what happened at our Exeter Sustainability Roadshow!

NEWS – Find out what people are getting up to on Sustainability Day!

PHOTO –

– This is Petros Antoniou at Darent Valley Hospital (part of Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust) under the staff room notice board with a Green Ward poster.  CSH is part of the judging for this and have already visited Linden Ward, where patients bring their own medicines in to save unnecessary duplication.

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TREE PLANTING!

– Planting trees at Southmead where part of the site is still under development. Also in the photo is Bev Vaghela Carillion Contract Manager.

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– Broadgreen is part of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust, and they planted wild cherry trees donated by ISS.

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North Middlesex has also won the London Garden Society Award for Large Gardens in the London Hospitals’ Competition.

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North Bristol planted with Carillion!

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See what people have been getting up to all over the country and share your experience using #dayforaction