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Sharing our tool for getting started with making Palliative Care a Greener specialty
The UK Medical Schools Council has endorsed the Education for Sustainable Healthcare Curriculum authored by SanYuMay Tun and Theresa Martin.
'The demand for eye care—the most common medical speciality in some countries—is increasing globally due to both demographic change and the development of eye health-care services in low-income and
Great study from Rizan et al (2021) estimating 'the carbon footprint and financial cost of decontaminating (steam sterilization) and packaging reusable surgical instruments.
Two Page Fact Sheet - Climate–Poverty Connections: Opportunities for synergistic solutions at the intersection of planetary and human well-being
Increasing UV radiation exposure, rising air pollution and warmer drier conditions pose a greater risk to human eye health.
This study uses hybrid environmental life cycle assessment (LCA) to quantify average emissions associated with resource use in an acute inpatient unit with 49 beds and 14,427 hospitalization days a
Ninety-eight procedures were performed on 97 patients.
The biopsy process at a large academic pathology laboratory was grouped into steps. Each supply and reagent was catalogued and postuse treatment noted.
This study measured the total quantity and composition of waste generated in a large, New York City (NYC) hospital kitchen over a one-day period to assess the impact of potential waste diversion st
An insightful article by Alex Randall advocating paramedics to be less hung up on service issues they cannot control, like vehicle emissions and plastic waste, and instead focus on their first hand
Royal College of Podiatry members look at the green initiatives that they have been implementing in their departments and clinics to help reduce their carbon footprint.
Check out the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's 12 quick steps to improve your environmental impact in operating theatres!
Morgan, T. and Ryan, B. (2021), How does the optometry profession move up a gear to tackle the problem of climate change?.
Greener Practice, with review and endorsement by the NHS England and NHS Improvement Inhaler Working Group, Asthma UK, and the British Lung Foundation, have produced this comprehensive and excellen
The Greener AHP Hub is a resource for Allied Health Professionals. It provides information and clear actionable steps which AHPs can take to improve their own environmental sustainability.&nb