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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

50:50 chance of global temperature rise over 1.5oC

18 May 2022

By RJ Heron

Greenhouse gas emissions (carbon dioxide, etc.) are causing the temperature of the earth to increase at rate never seen before. By reducing the emissions of these gases it is possible to reduce and reverse the process of climate change and its impacts.

Globe with thermometer

Save the date for the Green Plan celebration!

12 May 2022

By RJ Heron

All NHS organisations now have a Green Plan to tackle the environmental impact of healthcare and ensure we deliver on our Net Zero Carbon by 2040 target commitments.

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Show the earth some love this Valentine's Day

14 February 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

The Earth needs love too! Every Feb the 14th we create tonnes of waste in the name of Love, let's do it differently for 2022.

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Webinar on the links between climate change and mental health

27 October 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

As we approach COP26 the focus on reducing carbon emissions is increasing. At Sussex Partnership we are working hard to tackle this through our Care Without Carbon programme. On 3rd November we have the third webinar in our series, featuring an expert look at the links between climate change and mental health.

Webinar on the links between climate change and mental health

Have a Green Halloween!

23 October 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Halloween continues to grow as an event in our festive calendar and while it may look different this year we'll still be celebrating. So let's embrace a greener celebration...

Halloween

Air pollution and health

14 September 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Latest findings report a staggering 40,000 deaths per year in the UK from air pollution, costing the NHS billions of pounds each year. It's time for the NHS to lead the way so that we can all breathe more easily.

Air pollution and health

Travel Smarter September

26 August 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Air pollution and health are intrinsically linked, which is why, as part of our ongoing work to Care Without Carbon we encourage as many staff as possible to take part in Swap In September

Travel Smarter September

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

15 July 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Zero waste living is possible as US blogger Mailyn reveals. Her five R's of zero waste are easy to follow for everyone....

Zero Waste Life in 5 easy steps

Using green spaces for mental health recovery

12 July 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Claire Michie is a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist with Sussex Partnership. She’s leading the way at Mill View in creating opportunities to bring patients closer to nature on their journey to recovery.

Using green spaces for mental health recovery

Make a meeting virtual for 60 Days Green

30 June 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

The pandemic has seen us learn to work differently with more remote digital meetings and appointments, our new pledge is to encourage people to maintain these new ways of working as we move towards getting past the pandemic.

Make a meeting virtual for 60 Days Green

A Sustainable View From Home

07 June 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Matt is an energy officer on the Care Without Carbon team. We asked him to reflect on the impact of the Pandemic on sustainable living for him and his family and he's found plenty of things to feel positive about...

A Sustainable View From Home

Shepherd House are embracing sustainable healthcare

09 March 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Kerry-Ann Rogers is an Occupational Therapy Technician with the Shepherd House Recovery Unit, based in Worthing for Sussex Partnership. She shares how they are doing their bit for a greener NHS.

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