Sustainable Primary Care

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 13:00 - 17:00

Those working in General Practice are trusted sources of information, educators, community members and run responsible small businesses. Sustainable changes often have huge co-benefits for patients and staff.  Primary care staff have the power to reduce their practice's environmental footprint whilst improving care quality. In this short 3-part course we offer an overview of the development of sustainable healthcare, share case studies of good practice, and provide tips and tricks for greening your practice.

  • Workshop: Tuesday 25 January 13.00-17.00
    • Self-study period opens: 4 January
    • Work-in-progress presentations: 22 March 17.00-19.00

 £165 + VAT | Book here

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Describe the effects of the global environmental crisis on human health and contribution of the health sector to environmental degradation 
  2. Bring sustainable methods of practice into the consultation to create greener patient centered care 
  3. Identify primary care hotspots, improve carbon literacy and find opportunities to embed environmental measures into clinical care and education
  4. Implement sustainable practices in clinical care and facilities management

Learn more, here

This course could not have been written and designed without the support of the Royal College of General Practitioners Climate Emergency Advisory Group (RCGP CEAG) and Greener Practice network. 

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