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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

Forget Blue Monday, it’s Brew Monday 2023

16 January 2023

By RJ Heron

The third Monday of the year is sometimes referred to as Blue Monday and is believed by some to be the ‘hardest day of the year’. The Samaritans believe this to be a myth so are attempting to spin it on its head, turning Blue Monday into Brew Monday.

Forget Blue Monday, it’s Brew Monday 2023

Buy Nothing New This January

09 January 2023

By RJ Heron

Over the festive period, we often accumulate a lot of extra ‘stuff’, from gifts to excess food. Whilst much of this can bring us instant joy, challenge yourself to buy nothing new this January.

Buy Nothing New This January

Make your money go further using our sustainable tips

22 December 2022

By RJ Heron

We have put together some advice and tips to help your money go further, while also helping to reduce your carbon footprint and the impact this can have on our health.

Stacks of coins growing in increments

You’re never too old for an advent calendar…

12 December 2022

By RJ Heron

With Christmas just around the corner, an advent calendar is a great way to count down the days until the celebrations officially begin.

Advent calendar felt pouches

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

Top tips to cook meals for less

21 November 2022

By RJ Heron

With the cost of food and energy increasing, we have put together a series of top tips and resources to help in reducing the costs without sparing on a tasty and nutritious meal.

Top tips to cook meals for less

Secondhand saves money and waste

25 October 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

As the cost of living crisis impacts our wallets, finding ways to save money has never been more relevant. We look at the value in buying previously used items to save money and reduce waste.

Secondhand saves money and waste

Stay well and warm this winter

01 October 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

As the cost of living crisis bites and energy bills go up keeping your home warm can be a challenge. We've got some ideas to help you stay warm and well without turning up the thermostat...

Stay well and warm this winter

A Platinum approach to sustainable living: 70 years in perspective

30 May 2022

By RJ Heron

To mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, we think about how attitudes towards sustainability have changed since 70 years ago. The world has changed drastically during the past seven decades, and with these changes, our environment has suffered consequences.

Buckingham Palace

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

Are you glove aware?

04 May 2022

By RJ Heron

Gloves and other PPE are essential in protecting ourselves and our patients, but how can we think about our glove use in a sustainable way to ensure we also protect the planet?

Gloves used in laboratory

Pies, glorious pies

03 March 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

British Pie Week is 7th March – get creative with these healthier pies

Pies, glorious pies

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