Protecting Resources, Promoting Value - a doctor's guide to cutting waste in clinical care

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Resource Description: 

A guide for doctors on cutting waste in clinical care, which was co-authored by the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Sustainability Fellow, Dr Daniel Maughan, at the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. 

Commissioned by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the guide provides a framework for doctors to think critically about waste from a clinical perspective and provides examples of doctors improving the value of healthcare by reducing waste. 

Environmental costs (in CO2e) are included alongside financial costs throughout the document.

Resource File: 


Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

Publication date: 

October, 2014

Resource type: 

  • educational materials
  • information resource


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