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Our commitment to delivering a Net Zero Carbon health service – two years in perspective

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Our commitment to delivering a Net Zero Carbon health service – two years in perspective

10 things clinicians can do to combat climate change

24 November 2022

By RJ Heron

The British Medical Journal has put together a list of ten actions for clinical staff wondering how to make positive changes to help tackle climate change.

Heart rate monitor with Earth in the cenrte

COP27 kicks off for the 27th annual conference in Egypt

08 November 2022

By RJ Heron

COP27 has begun and runs from Monday 7th to Friday 18th of November, the UN Climate Action Conference will be hosted in Sharm El-Sheikh and will see world leaders come together to discuss and address both actions and goals that must be met to build a healthier future for people and the planet.

COP27 kicks off for the 27th annual conference in Egypt

Warmer Homes for all this winter

07 November 2022

By RJ Heron

With energy bills on the rise there is no better time to explore how energy efficiency measures could reduce your energy bills. From insulation to renewable energy generation technology, there's a whole host of government-backed support available to eligible households across Sussex.

Warmer Homes for all this winter

Celebrating Eco-warriors for Black History Month

13 October 2022

By RJ Heron

October is Black History Month and to celebrate we’re exploring the great achievements of black environmentalists from around the globe. From noble peace prize winners to a champion in active travel, there are so many amazing individuals that have improved environmental conditions in all corners of the world.

Celebrating Eco-warriors for Black History Month

5 easy ways to cut energy use

10 October 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Winter sees our energy bills go up, and with the upcoming hike in energy prices it is the ideal time to think about how we can manage our energy use to get more for our money and cut carbon into the bargain.

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Air pollution and health

20 September 2022

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

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!

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?

A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

16 June 2022

By RJ Heron

Following the release of their climate change strategy in 2020 (Delivering a Net Zero NHS), NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) have supported Trusts across the NHS to put in place a Green Plan. This week every single NHS Trust in England has one; that is over 200 plans to reduce carbon and cut waste.

A Net Zero Carbon strategy for every NHS trust

Our changing climate is bad news for hay fever sufferers

26 May 2022

By RJ Heron

One in five of us experience hay fever symptoms at some point. These symptoms can be worsened due to climate change and increased pollution levels. With the current shortage of hay fever medication, we explore what alternative relief to hay fever nature can provide.

Bee within a sunflower collecting pollen

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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