St James Park, Birdcage Walk (south of the lake), London, London, SW1A 2BJ, United Kingdom
The World's Biggest Ever Symposium on the Health and Climate Crisis
Two weeks of talks, debates and workshops by surgeons, medics, midwives, GPs, psychiatrists and public health physicians.
Health professionals concerned about the climate crisis are this October hosting the ‘Planetary Health Hub’ to bring together health professionals and concerned individuals who want to inform and act specifically around the health impacts of climate change.
For anyone involved in teaching medical ethics, I wonder if this letter to the GMC might make an interesting focus for discussion with your students about the role of the health professions in responding to the climate crisis.
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 ways to practise.
This report demonstrates that the healthcare system and those working within it have an important and often under-utilised role in reducing health inequalities through action on the social determinants of health.