Dental Susnet brings together staff, patients and others from dentistry to share ideas and resources for the transformation to a truly sustainable health service. 

10 Top Tips for Sustainable Dentistry poster

Colour poster / leaflet giving 10 practical steps to improve the sustainability of a dental service - please feel free to use and share.

Developed by HEKSS Dental Sustainability Scholars 2015-16, Divya Verma and Devika Vadher, working with Dr Brett Duane and CSH.

CSH & Health Education England KSS
May, 2017

The Impact of Paper Procurement in the NHS.

The NHS has committed to reduce its carbon footprint but, aside from ensuring that legislative targets are reached, the benefits of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions are well documented. Yet the NHS faces increasing financial and service pressures; meaning that ‘green’ working is not always at the forefront of consideration. Many NHS organisations in England procure paper through the NHS Supply Chain Core Stationary list, which only contains paper produced from virgin (non-recycled) sources. As such, out of the 3.6 million reams of paper procured through NHS Supply Chain, only 29,000 were produced from recycled sources.

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10 Top Tips for Sustainable Dentistry poster

Colour poster / leaflet giving 10 practical steps to improve the sustainability of a dental service - please feel free to use and share.

Developed by HEKSS Dental Sustainability Scholars 2015-16, Divya Verma and Devika Vadher, working with Dr Brett Duane and CSH.

CSH & Health Education England KSS
May, 2017

What's in a bin: A case study of dental clinical waste composition and potential greenhouse gas emission savings

This study used an audit approach to explore the potential for sustainability in dental practice by measuring the nature and quantity of dental clinical waste, and assessing the feasibility of measuring the financial costs and potential carbon savings in the management of dental clinical waste.

Richardson, J. et al, British Dental Journal
January, 2016

Sustainable dentistry: E-learning module with free CPD

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Interested in Sustainable dentistry and how to make your clinical practice more eco and patient friendly as well as make cost savings? "An Introduction to Sustainable Dentistry and Measuring Carbon in Healthcare" is part of a CPD - accredited e-learning module.

CSH, Health Education England KSS
March, 2016

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