Spending time in green space is beneficial for people’s mental and physical health and wellbeing. This network is a space to share ideas on how to incorporate nature into healthcare, ask questions, discuss the latest research and celebrate successes. Whether you’re interested in occupational therapy, green social prescribing, therapeutic horticulture, or staff wellbeing, do share your thoughts and experiences on how green space can be used to support patients, healthcare professionals and the wider community.

For more ways to get involved in the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare’s Green Space for Health programme, including greening your NHS site and accessing evidence and resources, visit the NHS Forest website

£7.45m funding available for two new research units

The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre has launched an ambitious new programme that will provide independent research that builds on the work of the REAL Centre, to help improve long-term decision making in health and social care. There may be good opportunities to propose research through the lens of sustainability. 

International Womens day

Happy International Womens Day!

This is an interveiw I did for the Royal College of Psychiatry about women and climate change. I hope you find it interesting. 

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Greener AHP Hub

The Greener AHP Hub is a resource for Allied Health Professionals.  It provides information and clear actionable steps which AHPs can take to improve their own environmental sustainability. The hub complements the 

NHS England
October, 2021

Green Walking in mental health recovery: A Guide

Green walking is about moving through a natural space. This simple act brings multiple benefits to physical, social and mental health. It can improve patients’ progress during hospitalisation and their recovery and rehabilitation. It is also great for staff.

May, 2020

£7.45m funding available for two new research units

The Health Foundation’s REAL Centre has launched an ambitious new programme that will provide independent research that builds on the work of the REAL Centre, to help improve long-term decision making in health and social care. There may be good opportunities to propose research through the lens of sustainability. 

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