Greener AHP at Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Conference 2022

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 10:45 - 12:15

The Chief Allied Health Professions Officer (CAHPO) Conference will be taking place virtually across the 21, 22 and 23 June 2022. 

The new 5-year strategy AHPs Deliver will be launched with sessions exploring each of the strategy's themes, with two sessions highlighting environmental sustainability.   

The confrerence programme can be accessed here and all conference sessions will be livestreamed here


Tuesday 21st 10-1pm - CAHPO Conference Opening Event

11:30 - Environmental Sustainability keynote - Nick Watts (Chief Sustainability Officer, Greener NHS)


Thursday 23rd 10:55-12:15 - Greener AHP 

Introduction - Ben Whittaker (Chief Sustainability Officer's Clinical Fellow, Greener NHS)

A Global Perspective - Sonia Roschnik (Executive Director, Geneva Centre of Healthcare Leadership for Sustainability)

Introducing Environmental Sustainability theme in AHPs Deliver and the Greener AHP Hub - Linda Hindle (Deputy Chief AHP Officer, Office for Health Improvement and Disparities)

Sustainable Models of Care Framework - Manraj Phull (Chief Sustainability Officer's Clinical Fellow, Greener NHS)

Sustainable Healthcare Networking and NHS Forest MSc Project - Marty Climenhaga (Occupational Therapy student, University of Southampton)

Collaborative Leadership for Sustainability - Smita Tripathi (Lecturer in Human Resource Studies and Leadership, University of Plymouth) and Benji Shoker (Research Assistant, University of Plymouth)

Breakout rooms to discuss the four themes from the Greener AHP Hub: 

Public Health and Prevention - Rachael Middle (Clinical Quality Improvement Lead, Isle of Wight Trust)

Digital Transformation - Iain Loughran (Senior Research Manager, NHS North of England Commissioning Support) and Stephanie Mansell (Consultant Respiratory Physiotherapist, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust)

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Resources - Reusing Walking Aids - Anna Evans (Integrated Community Equipment Service Manager, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care)

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Resources - Glove Awareness - Wendy Briggs (Clinic Specialist, NHS Supply Chain)

Food and Nutrition - Clare Pettinger (Lecturer in Public Health Dietetics, University of Plymouth)

Session objectives include:

  • Identify the importance of environmental sustainability to AHP practice

  • Understand the ambitions in the environmental sustainability theme in AHP’s Deliver and the critical enablers across all the strategy themes

  • Have an overview of the Greener AHP Hub, and other resources and networks available to support Greener AHP practice

  • Plan next steps and actions to take for developing Greener AHP practice in the workplace


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