Critical care patients sent outdoors for sunshine and fresh air in pioneering Devon project

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Critical care staff are using the power of nature and the joy of being outdoors to help Covid-19 patients recover from the virus.

As part of a pioneering project at Derriford hospital in Plymouth, Devon, some coronavirus patients are being wheeled out into a “secret garden” even when they are still being ventilated.

Read the full details here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/05/back-to-nature-secret-garden-outings-used-to-aid-coronavirus-recovery

We would be really interested to hear about other examples where green space is used in clinical care. Please email us on info@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk

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