Sustainability specialists Groundswell CSI Limited has teamed up with Mission-Driven Business 4 All of Us to undertake a pioneering evaluation of how Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice is currently viewed within NHS organisations and the opportunities and impacts presented to organisations in implementing such practices. Utilising data collated from NHS Trusts, Healthcare Commissioners and […]
Campaign aims to inform CEO’s on how to drive efficiency The 2018 NHS Sustainability Day Campaign will be launched on October 4th in London at a free to attend event. The Campaign, now in its seventh year, raises awareness of the important role environmental management can play in delivering long-term savings for the NHS culminating […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Vital Energi said: What better way to celebrate NHS Sustainability Day than to announce that our carbon reduction guarantees to the NHS have passed the 1 million tonnes mark and will also see the Trusts and Health Boards we work with save over £300 million in energy costs! For the last three years Vital Energi […]
Staff at Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust are preparing to run the Green Ward Competition for a second year. This sees Dartford & Gravesham’s Darrent Valley Hospital become a leader in clinical sustainability as staff undertake new projects to improve sustainability and patient care. The Green Ward Competition is a programme designed and run by […]
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