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Realising the health benefits of acting on air pollution
This is the most recent carbon/natural resources footprint of health and social care in England, based on 2017 data.
CSH’s report ‘Carbon modelling within dentistry: towards a sustainable future’ commissioned by Public Health England has now been published.
The presenters of the Masterclass in Environmental Sustainability at the World Ophthalmology Congress 2018 in Barcelona have given permission to share their presentations, they can be accessed belo
2 papers published in the Future Healthcare Journal put forward a simple approach for incorporating sustainability into mainstream QI methodologies: the ‘SusQI’ framework.&n
I am an anaesthetist and recently visited the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare while on sabbatical. Thank you to Rachel and Frances for meeting with me.
Interested in becoming a SHE representative for your university? We are looking for students and staff to join our growing network.
“How can Dentistry be Sustainable? An Exploratory Study” (YouTube Video of presentation of the study)
Abstract: Direct-placement dental restorative materials include dental amalgam, glass ionomer, resin-modified glass ionomer, compomer and resin-based composite (RBC).
A really interesting article looking at the individual contribution of different methods of ‘greening’ strategies in operating theatres.
This (open access) paper compares the carbon footprint of 3 operating theatres (UK, US and Canada).
Duane, B., Berners Lee, M., White, S., Stancliffe, R. & Steinbach, I. BDJ (2017) 223: 589–593
Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats.
Slides from workshop at 2017 annual RCOT conference (session 67).
Article about the financial savings of implementing green strategies
Interesting article introducing the theme of climate change and health and highlighting the important advocacy role of health professionals
A report on wasteful spending on health across OECD countries looking at waste in the clinical, operative and governance arenas and tools to reduce it.
This US resource from the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments is an open access electronic textbook for nurses and other health professionals. NB while the title uses the phrase 'envi