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Reducing waste with clever ways to reuse

07 February 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

Jessica Lack is a Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist with Sussex Partnership and she and her team decided to take a more sustainable approach to managing waste when some gym equipment needed to be updated to meet policy changes. We asked her to share her story…

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Making a difference one person at a time

26 January 2022

By Hayley Carmichael

We asked Paula Neto who works with Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex Community Neurological Rehabilitation Services to tell us why she has been trying so hard to tackle her plastic use, to make a difference at an individual level.

Making a difference one person at a time

Making 60 Days Green a top team choice

15 December 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

The Children’s Physio Team at Crawley & Horsham hospitals got together to take on the 60 Days Green challenge we ran earlier this year, inviting people to try as many ideas as they liked to reduce their impact on the environment and boost wellbeing. They share how they got on...

Making 60 Days Green a top team choice

A simple swap saves carbon in eye surgery

16 August 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

SASH NHS Trust are working hard to reduce carbon emissions associated with healthcare, in line with the Greener NHS agenda. Making changes to all aspects of how care is delivered can play a part, as this great example for the SASH ophthalmology team demonstrates.

A simple swap saves carbon in eye surgery

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

Building a greener NHS in partnership

14 June 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Gabriel Pol is a member of the Experts by Experience Group at Sussex Partnership; a lifetime of interest in the natural world has evolved into an interesting project for creating a greener NHS.

Building a greener NHS in partnership

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

Adding life to my days…

26 May 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Looking at cycling from a mental wellbeing perspective Matt Roylance from the CWC team talks about why he sees cycling as adding life to his days.

Adding life to my days…

Why micro breaks are good for us

24 May 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Abbi Crawford is a Physiotherapist for SCFT and he explains why micro breaks are a great way to fit a teeny bit of fitness into your working day...

Why micro breaks are good for us

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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Going online and cutting carbon

22 February 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Sussex Partnership has developed a great virtual communications offering online, to reduce the need for face to face meetings and appointments which also saves a lot of carbon emissions.

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Make one change - refillable reduces waste

04 January 2021

By Hayley Carmichael

Sue Young is a Case Manager  for Sussex Partnership's Learning Disabilities and Autism Team. She explains how one small change can make all the difference when it comes to tackling plastic waste...

Make one change - refillable reduces waste

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