5 events
Wednesday 28th April 2021

Are you unsure about where and how to employ more sustainable practices in your work? This webinar hosted by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, will look at the use of disposable vs. reusable materials within surgery and provide information on how to make important future changes in clinical practice. We will be joined by RCS council member and Vice-chair of the RCS sustainability in surgery committee, Ms Victoria Pegna, ENT Research Fellow, Miss Chantelle Rizan and Consultant in ENT Surgery, Professor Mahmood Bhutta.

Friday 30th April 2021

The Public Health Specialty Training Curriculum (2015) reflects the central importance of sustainable development to health and the role of public health professionals in driving change, requiring trainees to “demonstrate leadership in environmental sustainability with a focus on the links to health and climate change”.

Friday 7th May 2021

Sustainable Healthcare Academic Research and Enterprise

 

This conference will present contemporary research, audit, quality improvement or education projects about sustainable healthcare.

The theme Resetting the Agenda for Sustainable Healthcare reflects the urgent need for healthcare to become more environmentally, financially and socially sustainable. 

Conference webpage including registration link (free online event)

Tuesday 11th May 2021

This course is an overview of the relationship between the health sector and the climate and ecological crises. How does the health system contribute to climate change? How can clinical practices become sustainable?​

Course description

Sustainable healthcare can be described as care that is delivered in a way that does not adversely affect the health of the population, and does not use resources in a way that prevents tomorrow's health professionals from providing care.

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Health professions curricula increasingly require students and trainees to demonstrate skills for both sustainable healthcare and quality improvement. At the same time, achieving the NHS commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2040 requires healthcare staff to introduce changes in the workplace and innovate for further carbon reductions.

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