Join Dr SanYuMay Tun (Imperial College London) & Dr Frances Mortimer (Centre for Sustainable Healthcare) to discuss how education for sustainable healthcare is developing as a reponse to accelerating global environmental change.
In the UK, the health service is committed to binding Government targets for carbon reductions and the General Medical Council now requires medical schools to prepare their graduates through teaching skills for sustainable healthcare.
Very excitingly, the AOMRC has finally published its report, "Training for better outcomes: Developing quality improvement into practice", including a QI curriculum which embeds sustainable healthcare principles and sustainable value.
Lift Islington, 45 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PW, United Kingdom
On 12th and 13th February CSH is again running our small group training courses focussed on specific aspects of sustainability, health and healthcare.
12th February: Leadership skills for sustainability and health
FPH has accredited this training course for 5 CPD credits
An interactive one-day course for public health, other health professionals, trainees and healthcare sustainability managers to develop leadership skills for environmental sustainability within and outside the health and care sector.
This example driver diagram shows how principles of sustainable clinical practice can be applied to improve respiratory inhaler prescribing. Hopefully it shows a holistic approach (MDI>DPI is not the whole story...).
The Jam Factory, Hollybush Row, Oxford, OX1 1HU, United Kingdom
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare is offering an interactive one-day course for up to 20 health professionals, students and educators on the inclusion of sustainability in quality improvement.
Sustainability has been recognised by the Royal College of Physicians as a domain of quality in healthcare, extending the responsibility of health services to patients not just of today but of the future. As a domain of quality, it follows that sustainability should be explicitly addressed in the course of ‘quality improvement’ activities. But how?
Sustainability has been recognised as a domain of quality in healthcare, and building it into quality improvement (QI) is a practical way to drive incremental change towards a more ethical, sustainable health system.