NHS Sustainability Day News

Campaign scoops Highly Commended at National Awards

Thursday July 6th, 2017 05:23:17 PM William Cooper
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 […]

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

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 09:43:45 PM William Cooper
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 health trust’s first electric car goes live

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 09:39:39 PM William Cooper
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 […]

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

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 09:36:10 PM William Cooper
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 get to the core of sustainability day!

Thursday March 23rd, 2017 07:33:50 PM William Cooper
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 […]

NHS Sustainability Awards Shortlist Announced!

Thursday March 23rd, 2017 07:13:48 PM William Cooper
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 Celebrate NHS Sustainability Day with Million Tonne Carbon Guarantee

Thursday March 23rd, 2017 07:04:39 PM William Cooper
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 […]

Dartford & Gravesham push for Second Year of Sustainable Healthcare

Thursday March 23rd, 2017 06:45:26 PM William Cooper
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 […]

Get Energy Smart

Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 07:02:45 PM William Cooper
A key date in the NHS calendar is NHS Sustainability Day, a national day across the health sector where organisations take action to highlight the importance of sustainable development. As part of this day we have developed a new campaign called Get Energy Smart. This campaign aims to support you and your organisation to raise […]

Free Sustainability Day Webinar

Tuesday March 14th, 2017 08:56:42 PM William Cooper
NHS Sustainability Day & The Vegan Society Join us for a webinar on Mar 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM GMT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8145456298095510275 Find out why plant-based nutrition can be good for both the planet and NHS staff and service users. The Vegan Society is celebrating NHS Sustainability Day with an informative webinar for health […]







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