AHPs Deliver is the five year strategy for Allied Health Professions (AHPs) in England. It has an environmental sustainability focus and ambitions on pages 28-29.
The UK Government (BEIS) have updated their greenhouse gas conversion factors database for 2022.
In this review of 49 clinical guidelines from British, Chinese, Indian, Brazilian, Australian, European, German, and US-American medical associations, the authors found keywords related to planetar
From 1st April, all NHS providers are required to adopt the Government’s Social Value Model (Procurement Policy Note 06/20) and include a minimum of 10% weighting on net zero and social value into
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
This guide and carbon calculator have been developed by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in collaboration with PD Transformation and funded through Q by the Health Foundation and NHS England a
SSC report + recorded workshop
- background/context of sustainable respiratory care
- summary of interviews with practice patients
Article: Environmental impact of Personal Protective Equipment supplied to health and social care services in England in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article by CSH's Sustainable Surgery Fellow, Chantelle Rizan, and co-authors, provides greenhouse gas emission factors for the different healthcare waste streams in the UK.
Background: Health-care services are necessary for sustaining and improving human wellbeing, yet they have an environmental footprint that contributes to environment-related threats to human health
This is a recording of the AHP Sustainability webinar from June 18th 2020, part of the National Allied Health Professions fornightly webinar series.
Useful information resource / infographic about different inhalers and the main differences between them - including environmental impact.
Could be helpful in teaching...
This patient- and clinician-facing website gives guidance on choosing inhalers with lower environmental impact - something which is now included in the BTS asthma guidelines.
Section 8.6 of the new BTS/SIGN Guideline for the management of asthma highlights the environmental impact of metered dose inhalers (pMDI) and recommends that inhalers with low global-war