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A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

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A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

Small steps add up, the Healthier Action Fund deadline is approaching!

17 August 2022

By RJ Heron

Our national NHS target is to reach net zero by 2040, to achieve this many we need innovative ideas to reduce our carbon footprint. If you have an idea on how to reduce the environmental impact of healthcare submit your idea to the Healthier Futures Action Fund for the chance to bring your idea to life.

Small steps add up, the Healthier Action Fund deadline is approaching!

Growing your own for National Allotments Week

16 August 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Growing your own for National Allotments Week

Getting people well

01 August 2022

By RJ Heron

What patients think about more sustainable medicines and medical equipment when in NHS care.

Various medicines in packaging

What can I Warp?

28 July 2022

By RJ Heron

Don’t bin items that could be useful to another member of staff or team, upload them to our Warp It reuse network where they can be claimed and reused. This will help us to reduce waste, save money and reduce our carbon footprint.

What can I Warp?

How do I get around?

25 July 2022

By RJ Heron

What patients think about more sustainable travel choices when in NHS care

Two female cyclists

A sustainable Tea Bar in the Heart of Horsham Hospital

21 July 2022

By RJ Heron

Sustainable principles are fundamental to the League of Friends at Horsham Hospital. We paid them a visit to find out more about how they’ve adapted their tea bar, to make it more environmentally friendly and reduce single use plastic use and waste.

A sustainable Tea Bar in the Heart of Horsham Hospital

Sharps containers at Sussex Community have had a sustainable makeover

20 July 2022

By RJ Heron

From giving injections to dressing wounds sharps containers play a crucial role in ensuring potentially dangerous instruments are disposed of safely; which is why we’re delighted that they are now more sustainable.

Image to show new sharps bin colouration

Eat well, stay well

18 July 2022

By RJ Heron

What patients think about more sustainable food choices when in NHS care

Green and red apple

A paper trail to net zero carbon

14 July 2022

By RJ Heron

Our national NHS target to reach Net Zero Carbon by 2040 will mean we have to make some changes to how we work. One easy win is paper; using 100% recycled paper makes a big difference to our carbon footprint.

Shredded Paper

How do I access my care?

11 July 2022

By RJ Heron

What patients think about digitally based NHS care options

Cartoon video conference

Choose to refuse for Plastic Free July

06 July 2022

By RJ Heron

This month we celebrate Plastic Free July, a global movement empowering millions of people to be the solution to plastic pollution.

Scuba diver 'choose to refuse' graphic

What do patients think about sustainable healthcare?

29 June 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Sussex Health and Care Partnership, Care Without Carbon and Surrey County Council came together to conduct a detailed research project into patient views on sustainable healthcare.

What do patients think about sustainable healthcare?

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