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  • NHS challenge to ambulance makers to help 'blue lights go green'
    NHS challenge to ambulance makers to help 'blue lights go green'
    Thursday 14 February 2019
    NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens has today challenged vehicle manufacturers to help “blue lights go green” and cut air pollution by developing more environmentally friendly...
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  • SDU collaborates with NHS Confederation to support Chairs and NEDs
    SDU collaborates with NHS Confederation to support Chairs and NEDs
    Wednesday 06 February 2019
    The SDU is working in partnership with the NHS Confederation to support Chairs and Non-Executive Directors in the NHS to align local economic, social and environmental demands with...
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  • SDU partnership with Warwick University offers student support with SDAT and SDMP completion
    SDU partnership with Warwick University offers student support with SDAT and SDMP completion
    Tuesday 05 February 2019
    Following a successful partnership during 2018, the SDU is once again working with the University of Warwick’s Global Sustainable Development Master’s degree programme to provide NHS...
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  • Celebrating Excellence in Sustainability Reporting
    Celebrating Excellence in Sustainability Reporting
    Monday 04 February 2019
    We are delighted to announce the standard of sustainability reporting has improved again, with 55 trusts and 42 CCGs selected for reporting recognition .
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  • More cycling could prevent 34,000 life-threatening illnesses in seven major UK cities by 2040
    More cycling could prevent 34,000 life-threatening illnesses in seven major UK cities by 2040
    Monday 04 February 2019
    An estimated 34,000 incidences of eight life-threatening conditions, including Type 2 diabetes, stroke, breast cancer and depression, would be prevented in seven major cities between...
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  • As we approach reporting season...
    As we approach reporting season...
    Tuesday 22 January 2019
    The Sustainability Reporting Portal (SRP), was launched as the resource to support quality reporting and allowing you to carbon footprint your entire provider or CCG
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  • Introducing SDU Communications Manager, Sarah Morecombe
    Introducing SDU Communications Manager, Sarah Morecombe
    Wednesday 16 January 2019
    Our new Communications Manager is eager to hear from stakeholders
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  • Government Clean Air Strategy sets key targets for air quality improvement
    Government Clean Air Strategy sets key targets for air quality improvement
    Wednesday 16 January 2019
    The government’s Clean Air Strategy has been published, outlining significant plans for dealing with all sources of air pollution over the next ten years.
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  • Key sustainability actions in NHS Long Term Plan
    Key sustainability actions in NHS Long Term Plan
    Monday 07 January 2019
    The NHS Long Term Plan, published today, includes key actions on improving the system's sustainability
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  • Government commits to consider sustainability at every stage of resource lifecycle
    Government commits to consider sustainability at every stage of resource lifecycle
    Tuesday 18 December 2018
    Defra's new Resources & Waste Strategy includes commitments to invoke "polluter pays" principle and encourage more sustainable resource use
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