Green Spaces for Health and The NHS Forest

Jacqueline Gordon
Jacqueline Gordon • 10 June 2024

This event was part of Greener AHP Week 2024.
A lovely presentation: join Dan and colleagues as they explore the benefits, evidence and practical implementation of integrating nature into healthcare to optimise patient recovery and community health. Find out more about the NHS Forest and how you can make your healthcare setting greener with free trees to support health and wellbeing.

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Presenter: Dan Loveard is Green Space for Health Project Lead at the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. He is an experienced community lead having spent a decade managing and delivering a diverse range of environmental and health projects across the UK. At Warwickshire Wildlife Trust he played an active role both operationally and strategically in bringing about nature’s recovery and connecting people from all walks of life with nature.
Facilitated by Ben Whittaker, Sustainable Healthcare Delivery Lead/Allied Health Professions Lead at the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. He works across the SusQI and Specialties programmes to support and supervise fellows/scholars, and deliver Green Team competitions and SusQI training. Ben oversees the Green Walking in Mental Health Recovery initiative and some of the CSH networks, including Allied Health Professions Susnet. Ben also works as a senior occupational therapist for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Resource author(s)
Loveyard, D.
Resource publication date
June 2024

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