Environmentally Sustainable Emergency Medicine - Article

Hannah Webb's picture

Resource Description: 

This article by Tim Spruell and other members of RCEM's Environmental Specialist Interest Group outlines the frontline role for Emergency Medicine in sustainable healthcare.


  • Global perpective and the NHS's lead on targeting net zero by 2040.

  • Examples of sustainable clinical initiatives that could be adopted by Emergency Departments. 

  • Future research areas and quality improvement projects to promote sustainability in Emergency Medicine. 

Tim Spruell, Hannah Webb, Zoe Steley, James Chan and Alexander Robertson. 

Environmentally sustainable emergency medicine. 

Resource Link: 

https://emj.bmj.com/content/early/2021/01/21/emermed-2020- 210421doi: 10.1136/emermed-2020-210421


Emergency Medicine Journal

Publication date: 

January, 2021

Resource type: 

  • information resource



Register or log in to join our networks!