The Sustainable Development Unit is involved in tracking national and sub-national progress of the health and care system's journey towards a more sustainable future. 

This includes:

  • The 2018 Natural Resource Footprint with a system wide carbon, waste, air pollution and waste footprint - read more. This page also contains the reports detailing the Health and Care System (HCS) carbon footprint since 2015 and the NHS carbon footprint since 2008. 
  • Preparing maps showing progress in meeting specific measures - read more
  • Market research into public perception of the importance of sustainability in the health system - read more