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Increasing UV radiation exposure, rising air pollution and warmer drier conditions pose a greater risk to human eye health.
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
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.
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
'Health care itself contributes to climate change. Anesthesia is a “carbon hotspot,” yet few data exist to compare anesthetic choices.
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.
PDF - version of poster of brief overview for Paediatric Physiotherapy community e-bike project with the great support from the Sustainable Healthcare In NwcastlE (SHINE)
Study comparing an acute care unit with an intensive care unit in the US:
Check out the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh's 12 quick steps to improve your environmental impact in operating theatres!
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
Great study from Rizan et al (2021) estimating 'the carbon footprint and financial cost of decontaminating (steam sterilization) and packaging reusable surgical instruments.
Morgan, T. and Ryan, B. (2021), How does the optometry profession move up a gear to tackle the problem of climate change?.
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