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The University of Westminster has published an excellent explanatory document on social prescription.
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
Slides from workshop at COT Annual Conference 2016.
A ten-point summary of best practice for mental health teams to improve respiratory outcomes for people with mental health problems developed by the London Respiratory Network. &nb
Article published last week in CJASN: "Heat stress nephropathy may represent one of the first epidemics due to global warming."
On 12th May 2016 at the annual liaison faculty conference in Birmingham, Drs Ahmed, Bashford and Davison presented this poster and other poster publications from the CSH.
Environmentalism in surgical practice. Weiss, A et al. Current Problems in Surgery. April 2016; 53 (4): 165-205
The data set presents the carbon footprinting analysis of NHS dentistry which has been carried out by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare on behalf of Public Health England.
What is Green Nephrology, why is it important to kidney patients, and how can patients, carers and local Kidney Patients' Associations get involved?
Nephrologist, Charlie Tomson, gives an overview of the challenge of reducing carbon in the NHS and potential solutions - from energy and waste reduction to Sustainable Care Pathways.