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 […]
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 […]
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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