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  • The NHS organisations sign up to reduce the use of plastic in hospital canteens
    The NHS organisations sign up to reduce the use of plastic in hospital canteens
    Thursday 09 January 2020
    Organisations across the country are joining the campaign to cut plastic in the NHS by signing the Plastics Pledge.
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  • Your views on the NHS Standard Contract
    Your views on the NHS Standard Contract
    Monday 06 January 2020
    The NHS Standard Contract 2020/21 is currently out for consultation with increased sustainable development content .
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  • Call for Abstracts for the Sustainable Healthcare Academic Research and Enterprise Conference
    Call for Abstracts for the Sustainable Healthcare Academic Research and Enterprise Conference
    Monday 30 December 2019
    Organisers of the conference would like to hear from anyone undertaking research, quality improvement, audit or education projects related to sustainable healthcare practices.
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  • Environmental commitments in NHS plans
    Environmental commitments in NHS plans
    Friday 20 December 2019
    New pages outlining the sustainable development commitments within the NHS Long Term Plan have been published.
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  • Greener healthcare in Manchester: NHS Trust completes 25,000 positive sustainability and wellbeing actions
    Greener healthcare in Manchester: NHS Trust completes 25,000 positive sustainability and wellbeing actions
    Friday 13 December 2019
    Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has completed a record 25,000 positive actions in the last 6 months to boost sustainability and wellbeing through its engagement programme,...
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  • Urgent action on climate change needed to preserve health
    Urgent action on climate change needed to preserve health
    Wednesday 20 November 2019
    Climate change is already damaging health and is set to shape the wellbeing of an entire generation according to a major new report published in The Lancet.
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  • The Lancet Countdown Report 2019
    The Lancet Countdown Report 2019
    Wednesday 06 November 2019
    How is climate change affecting our health? How is the world responding?
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  • SDU launches Health Outcomes from Stationary Sources Tool (HOST)
    SDU launches Health Outcomes from Stationary Sources Tool (HOST)
    Wednesday 06 November 2019
    Use the new tool to quantify the Quality Adjusted Life Years lost from air pollution emissions from heat and power used on NHS sites
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  • Tackling the environmental impact of inhalers
    Tackling the environmental impact of inhalers
    Wednesday 30 October 2019
    Many people with asthma could cut their carbon footprint and help save the environment by switching to greener medications
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  • Air pollution is a ‘health emergency’
    Air pollution is a ‘health emergency’
    Monday 21 October 2019
    Avoidable deaths are happening now – not in 2025 or 2050 – together we need to act now
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