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Realising the health benefits of acting on air pollution
We describe a clinical-skills based approach to teaching medical and public health students the health effects of climate change. This resource presents eleven simulation exercises used with
Short animation to raise awareness of the NHS contribution to environmental issues such as climate change and air pollution, and encourage health professionals to look for environmentally friendly
This is the most recent carbon/natural resources footprint of health and social care in England, based on 2017 data.
Keele University Medical School educators have developed their own cases based around four prominent types of waste within the NHS: food, pharmaceutical, clinical and fuel, which they have given pe
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
Case studies from 2016/17 onwards from eight medical and health professional schools in the UK, Brazil and USA.
All the presentations from the Sustainable Dentistry Conference on 29th June 2018 can now be viewed here.
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.
“How can Dentistry be Sustainable? An Exploratory Study” (YouTube Video of presentation of the study)
Interested in becoming a SHE representative for your university? We are looking for students and staff to join our growing network.
Duane et al. “Carbon mitigation, patient choice and cost reduction – triple bottom line optimisation for health care planning” Public Health 2014 Oct;128(10):920–4
The study analyses the impact of service provision at different locations on health outcomes, cost of service, carbon emissions and patients and their families.
A really interesting article looking at the individual contribution of different methods of ‘greening’ strategies in operating theatres.
Abstract: Direct-placement dental restorative materials include dental amalgam, glass ionomer, resin-modified glass ionomer, compomer and resin-based composite (RBC).
After much discussion among the core group of SHE, we have developed the attached vision, mission and goals for our organisation.