A network for occupational therapy practitioners, students and educators interested in exploring sustainable practice and looking for resources. 

Making Sense of Social Prescription

The University of Westminster has published an excellent explanatory document on social prescription. It's a fantastic end to end resource with explanations of terminology, structures, different types of social prescription, and referral examples.

August, 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.

Naturally Healthy?

On 2nd March CSH and the Ecosystems Knowledge Network delivered a Valuing Nature Programme event to ensure that tools and methods are available to

Pages

SAP - sustainable action planning resources for clinical teams

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, focus in on their priorities and put together a green action plan.  The action plan can then

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
February, 2010

Pages

Has anyone ever organised a...

Has anyone ever organised a litter picking event with patients? Our unit is next to a stream and community park which is often very littered. I have some interest from a few patients to try to maintain these areas for the local community. I'm guessing I could approach the local council but I'm not sure where I would stand with insurance etc. If anyone has any advice I would be really grateful. Thank you.
No wikis have been added to this group.
No polls have been added to this group.

Register or log in to join our networks!

Upcoming events

Oct 01 to 02 2019, 9:30am - 5:00pm
1 attendees, 1 comments

Organisers

  • Site Administrator Agile's picture
  • Ben Whittaker's picture

Members

  • Frances Mortimer's picture
  • Alistair Wardrope's picture
  • Nick Pollard's picture
  • Tamara Rayment's picture
  • Mark Scarfe's picture
  • OT's picture
  • Lucy Heaps's picture
  • Becky Blake's picture
  • Samantha Shann's picture
  • Heather Baid's picture
  • Jon Waring's picture
  • Michelle's picture
  • Mike Morgan's picture
  • Lordson Simpson's picture