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Wellbeing - Dare to Care makes a real difference

09 August 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

The results of our recent wellbeing survey reveal that our darers really are doing things differently for a better working life and greener NHS.

wellbeing

Annual Sustainability Report – SCFT first in the NHS

08 August 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

In a first for the NHS Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) has published a separate annual sustainability report to detail its progress towards its vision of truly sustainable healthcare.

annual sustainability report

Leaner, greener GP practices

19 July 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

We asked GP Rachel Cottam who leads on sustainability for her local CCG, what GP practices could do to be a bit greener, improve health in the community and save money into the bargain. These are her top tips…

Greener GPs

SCFT – the good corporate citizen

25 April 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

Apart from changing SCT to SCFT we ask what it means for the Sussex Trust now it has Foundation status and what that means for Care Without Carbon too

SCFT – the good corporate citizen

One NHS - One Planet

25 April 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

NHS Sustainability Day is the annual celebration of the great work being doing across the NHS to create cleaner, greener healthcare. It is about taking the actions today that will ensure we have a health service for the future.

Breathe Easy

Allies for healthcare today - and tomorrow

11 April 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

Last month, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change issued a stark warning that UK health services are unprepared for climate change. How can NHS providers rise to the challenge, while at the same time improving care? We explore the issues and look at some inspiring solutions…

Allies for healthcare today - and tomorrow

Walking it your way

08 February 2016

By Hayley Carmichael

The Welsh Ambulance Service in partnership with Academi Wales created a programmed called Explore and Walk to get managers thinking differently about how they could do, well, anything. It’s an approach that anyone can benefit from no matter what their role is…

Walking it your way

One doctor on a mission

04 December 2015

By Susie Vernon

Rachel Cottam GP, Clinical Lead for Sustainability at Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group tells us why it matters that the NHS take a stand on climate change and what it means in practice...

Rachel Cottam, GP and Clinical Lead for Sustainability for Brighton and Hove CCG

Dare to Care has full support of SCT Board

05 February 2015

By Susie Vernon

The Sussex Community Trust Board has today launched Dare to Care as part of the trust’s aim to deliver health services that care for the environment as well as people.

Dare to Care has full support of SCT Board

Lego and Attenborough led me to Dare to Care

29 January 2015

By Susie Vernon

Will Clark, leader of Capita's sustainability team at Sussex Community Trust, reveals all - his inner geek, his weakness for red meat (if only it wasn't so unsustainable...), and his inspiration for Dare to Care.

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Care Without Carbon wins IHEEM Award

08 October 2014

By Susie Vernon

Sussex Community Trust in partnership with Capita has won the Sustainability Achievement Award at the annual Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) Awards.

Care Without Carbon wins IHEEM Award

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