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The University of Westminster has published an excellent explanatory document on social prescription.
A ten-point summary of best practice for mental health teams to improve respiratory outcomes for people with mental health problems developed by the London Respiratory Network. &nb
Nephrologist, Charlie Tomson, gives an overview of the challenge of reducing carbon in the NHS and potential solutions - from energy and waste reduction to Sustainable Care Pathways.
Poster which was presented at the BTS winter meeting 2014.
The continued use of metered-dose inhalers in respiratory care will have a potentially catastrophic effect on global warming if production is not controlled, largely because these inhalers use pote
Table of Actions for a Sustainable Respiratory Inhalers Programme - first created in consultation with Sustainable Respiratory Care Advisory Group in February 2013.
Vince Mak's talk presents an important opportunity to reduce environmental harm from use (and over-use) of respiratory inhalers, which have a huge carbon footprint due to the use of HFC propellants
Published late last year in BMJ Thorax, editorial by Ashley Woodcock: "The Montreal Protocol was signed 25 years ago. As a result, the irreversible destruction of the ozone layer was prevented.
Inhalers will be the primary focus of our research over the next 4 months - looking at both a clinician-focused shift from MDIs to DPIs and a patient-focused recycling intiative.
Sustainable COPD 2012 Consultation – selection of content areas for research and implementation projects.
this is the draft Summary Statement from the 23 March sustainable COPD summit ("Respiratory Care 2020: High Quality Low Carbon").
The Summit on 23 March came up with too many ideas - we need to decide where to start with improving sustainability of COPD care in 2012.
In March 2012, leading members of the respiratory care community attended a Summit entitled “Respiratory Care 2020: High Quality, Low Carbon” .
Agenda and slides from the 23 March 2012 Summit, "Sustainable Respiratory Care: High Quality Low Carbon" attended by leading members of the respiratory care community.
More slides from the 23 March 2012 Summit, "Sustainable Respiratory Care: High Quality Low Carbon" attended by leading members of the respiratory care community.
The first meeting of the Sustainable Respiratory Care programme: a diverse group (including respiratory physicians, GPs, nurses, academics, industry representatives, commissioners and sustainabilit
The Institute for Government held a policy reunion of the key players that were involved in policies to reduce tobacco use in England, which lead to the enactment of the ban on smoking in public pl
SAP is a programme to support clinical teams in taking action for sustainability. Structured around two facilitated workshops, SAP helps front-line staff to learn about sustainable healthcare