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  • New guide for health organisations encourages leadership on sustainable development
    New guide for health organisations encourages leadership on sustainable development
    Tuesday 31 July 2018
    The Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) and NHS Improvement have produced a joint guide for NHS organisations on reducing waste while protecting the public’s health, now and for the...
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  •  Sustainable Health and Care Forum and Awards - Book tickets now
    Sustainable Health and Care Forum and Awards - Book tickets now
    Tuesday 31 July 2018
    The first sector wide conference and exhibition for a sustainable in the NHS and health sector
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  • Are you ready to commit to 100% renewable energy?
    Are you ready to commit to 100% renewable energy?
    Monday 30 July 2018
    International climate action organisation Health Care Without Harm is calling on hospitals and health organisations around the world to commit to 100% renewable electricity.
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  • Government publishes updated plan to tackle climate change
    Government publishes updated plan to tackle climate change
    Tuesday 24 July 2018
    The government has updated the National Adaptation Programme (NAP) and remains committed to tackling the effects of a changing climate on the UK.
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  • SDU co-authored paper on how the NHS can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    SDU co-authored paper on how the NHS can support the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Tuesday 24 July 2018
    A newly published paper shows how the SDU’s Sustainable Development Assessment Tool can support delivery of the UN SDGs.
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  • Sustainable Health and Care Awards - gets your applications in by 20 July
    Sustainable Health and Care Awards - gets your applications in by 20 July
    Wednesday 04 July 2018
    12 categories open to all NHS and public and third sector health organisations
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  • New animation explains sustainable development in health
    New animation explains sustainable development in health
    Friday 29 June 2018
    The Sustainable Health and Care Campaign have produced a short animation introducing the concept of sustainability in health.
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  • NHS staff show passion for ‘green’ health and care system
    NHS staff show passion for ‘green’ health and care system
    Wednesday 27 June 2018
    Survey shows 98% of NHS staff believe it is important for the health and care system to support the environment.
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  • Guiding Principles for Sustainability in Occupational Therapy published
    Guiding Principles for Sustainability in Occupational Therapy published
    Wednesday 13 June 2018
    Document has been produced to encourage thinking, discussion, and practice related occupational therapy speciality
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  • Calculating social value
    Calculating social value
    Thursday 07 June 2018
    Health and care staff can now work out some of the wider social and economic value of their interventions and initiatives with a new Social Value Calculator
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