Our article published today! "The contribution of anaesthesia to the environmental impact of healthcare is significant and visible, but amenable to change. We believe that this places anaesthetists in an ideal position to lead educational initiatives on environmental sustainability."
C. L. Shelton, S. C. McBain, F. Mortimer, S. M. White. Anaesthesia.
Interested in becoming a SHE representative for your university? We are looking for students and staff to join our growing network. This resource is a breakdown of what the role involves and what we are aiming to achieve.
Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats. The medical profession can address this challenge through advocacy, health system adaptation and workforce preparedness.
This half hour video looks at the health effects of climate change in six countries around the world. It is intended to help students in medicine, nursing and public health understand the conditions they will face in their professional lives over the coming few decades.
This clearly laid out, first level, detailing of the health effects of climate change makes an excellent learning resource or handout. Living with Environmental Change can be contacted for hard copies while stocks last.