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AHP Susnet

This is a network for clinicians, students, educators and researchers across all the Allied Health Professions to come together and share ideas and resources about sustainable healthcare.  

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Carbon Footprinting for Healthcare

A space to share ideas and resources to help understand carbon hotspots in healthcare and encourage collaboration in finding low carbon alternatives for products, processes, and clinical pathways.

This network also aims to strengthen carbon literacy in the healthcare sector. Please get involved, ask questions, and join in on the conversations.

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Clinical Labs Susnet

Clinical Labs Susnet is an online sustainability networking space for clinical laboratory professionals, the in vitro diagnostics industry, educators and students across biomedical and healthcare science disciplines.

It is a space for like-minded individuals with a passion for sustainability to come together, share ideas, resources and collaborate to embed sustainable practice into pathology and associated healthcare laboratories

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Critical Care Susnet

Critical Care Susnet aims to foster environmental sustainability within the care for critically ill patients, with financial and social sustainability co-benefits.  The network brings together clinicians, researchers, educators and students interested in sustainable critical care.

From July 2022 the network is endorsed by the Intensive Care Society and the British Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Please join in to share your experiences, examples of projects, share resources, signpost events, and ask questions of the group.

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Dental Susnet

Dental Susnet brings together staff, patients and others from dentistry to share ideas and resources for the transformation to a truly sustainable health service. You can also follow Dental Susnet on Twitter and Facebook.

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Education for Sustainable Healthcare

A peer network to support teaching sustainable healthcare and planetary health: (1) understand the links between human health and the environment; (2) develop skills to bring about a sustainable health service; (3) discuss the duty of a health professional to protect the health of the public in a time of global environmental change.

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Green ED Network

We are an online community of healthcare professionals who are passionate about reducing the environmental impact of emergency care. Our network will be a place to share examples of how we are currently tackling this problem and to generate ideas on how to further improve the environmental sustainability and resilience of emergency care. 

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Green Endoscopy

Green Endoscopy aims to identify and foster sustainable practice within endoscopy nationally and internationally  alongside the financial and social sustainability co-benefits.  

Our Network is looking to bring together patients, clinicians, researchers, educators, students and managers interested in Sustainable Endoscopy. If you're interested then join and get involved!

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Green Nurse Network

This is an informal, online community for nurses, students, nurse educators and retired nurses who take the threats from climate change seriously and wish to work together to establish what this means for nursing practice.

We know that the bulk of carbon emissions from healthcare are related to treatment and care.  Nurses, who guide and support patients through the their experience of the NHS, are uniquely placed to think through the changes we need to make.  In her support Janet Davies, Chief Executive and General Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing said:

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Green Space and Health

Spending time in green space is beneficial for people’s mental and physical health and wellbeing. This network is a space to share ideas on how to incorporate nature into healthcare, ask questions, discuss the latest research and celebrate successes. Whether you’re interested in occupational therapy, green social prescribing, therapeutic horticulture, or staff wellbeing, do share your thoughts and experiences on how green space can be used to support patients, healthcare professionals and the wider community.

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Imaging Susnet

The Sustainable Imaging Network aims to bring together all staff who have an interest in pushing forward sustainable imaging in healthcare. 

The network allows members to share practice, discuss ideas and work together to improve the environmental impact of our growing specialty.

Please join in to share your experiences, examples of projects, share resources, signpost events, and ask questions of the group.

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Physio Susnet

Join clinicians, researchers, educators and students interested in reducing the carbon footprint of physiotherapy, and harnessing our services to reach a 'net zero carbon' health service.  This network will allow us to share ideas and resources for socially and environmentally-responsible physiotherapy.  We are working in collaboration with the Environmental Physiotherapy Association

Twitter:  @PhysioSusnet

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Prosthetic & Orthotic Susnet

Prosthetic & Orthotic Susnet is a platform for clinicians to share ideas on bringing the professions forward with manufacturing and clinical practices, which are more sustainable and less environmentally damaging.

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Psych Susnet

Sustainable mental health services will provide better outcomes for patients through prevention, empowerment, improving value and cutting carbon. We bring together people from across mental health and social care to share ideas and resources for sustainability.

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SLT Susnet

SLT Susnet aims to identify and foster sustainable practice within Speech and Language Therapy nationally and internationally. Our Network is looking to bring together people from this diverse field who are interested in Sustainable Speech and Language Therapy Practice.

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Sustainable Operating Theatres

Welcome to this network, for everyone interested in improving the environmental sustainability of operating theatres. The network is open equally to all professions including ODPs, theatre nurses, anaesthetists, surgeons and non-clinicians.

Please join in to share your experiences, examples of projects, share resources, signpost events, and ask questions of the group.

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Sustainable Paediatrics

We are an online community of healthcare professionals who are passionate about reducing the environmental impact of paediatric care. Our network is a place to share examples of how we are currently tackling this problem and to generate ideas on how to further improve the environmental and social sustainability of the care we deliver. We are working in collaboration with the Climate Change Working Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. 

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Sustainable Primary Care

Exciting things are happening in the word of sustainable primary care but your ideas and involvement are needed.  This is your place to connect with others taking forward a range of things including sustainable prescribing, fuel poverty initiatives and sustainability actions within the Royal College of General Practitioners. 

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