5 events
Thursday 16th March 2017
Manchester Central, Manchester Central Convention Complex Ltd, Petersfield, Greater Manchester, M2 3GX, United Kingdom

The Royal College of Physicians is launching a programme of work focusing on healthcare sustainability at the Medicine 2017 conference in March. You will be able to find the RCP sustainability team on the RCP Hub stand at the conference, or email them on sustainability@rcplondon.ac.uk.

Look out also for parallel session E2 on the second day, on Sustainability of quality improvement programmes with Dr Emma Vaux.

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Sustainability Day is a national day of action across the health sector. Each year NHS Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Hospitals and organisations take action to highlight the important role sustainable development can play in health service delivery.

This campaign includes the national website which has case studies, tool-kits, news, information and resources to educate and support organisations to embed sustainability in service delivery.

Friday 28th April 2017
ExCel London, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, London, E16 1XL, United Kingdom

Exciting news! The IHI / BMJ International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare has accepted our speaker proposal on environmental sustainability and quality improvement!

Our 60 minute session entitled "Environmental sustainability and healthcare sustainability: two sides of the same coin" will take place at 3pm on Friday 28th April:

Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Room 605, Rolle Building, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

The NurSusTOOLKIT has been developed with partners in Spain, Germany and The Netherlands, using an evidence-based approach to provide core competencies for sustainability literacy in nursing and midwifery that support the European agenda on climate change. This event is the chance to preview the toolkit before the official launch that will take place in Germany later in 2017. 

Friday 12th May 2017
United Kingdom

Since 1965 the International Council of Nurses has celebrated International Nurses Day - on Florence Nightingale's Birthday.  This year the theme will be achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.  The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a set of seventeen aspirational "Global Goals" with 169 targets between them.  These include action on poverty, climate change, health and improving the sustainability of cities.

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