Resources

  • Waste
    Waste
    Vision and key actions for waste management in the NHS
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  • Guidelines launch event Power Point presentations - morning session
    Guidelines launch event Power Point presentations - morning session
    Slides from the launch of the "Greenhouse Gas Accounting Sector Guidance for Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices" launch event, morning session 30 November 2012
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  • Guidelines launch event Power Point presentations - afternoon session
    Guidelines launch event Power Point presentations - afternoon session
    Slides from the launch of the "Greenhouse Gas Accounting Sector Guidance for Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices" launch event, afternoon session 30 November 2012
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  • The Carbon Cost of a Stay in Hospital
    The Carbon Cost of a Stay in Hospital
    How much CO2 does it cost to stay in hospital. The amount of greenhouse gases associated with bed days and average inpatient admissions.
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  • APHO Technical Briefing 9: Measuring Sustainable Development
    APHO Technical Briefing 9: Measuring Sustainable Development
    This briefing looks at sustainable development and carbon reduction measurement: the metrics and tools already available, future developments and the wider political and ethical context.
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  • Carbon Footprint metrics
    Carbon Footprint metrics
    To help you with measuring sustainability and carbon in the NHS we have highlighted a number of areas which already have measurement processes in place.
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  • How to buy paper in  a low carbon way
    How to buy paper in a low carbon way
    An excel tool that allows you to compare the carbon cost of buying different types of paper
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  • How to reduce paper use: an example from NHS Manchester
    How to reduce paper use: an example from NHS Manchester
    NHS Manchester uses substantial amounts of paper for printing and correspondence. Paper-based correspondence can be significantly reduced in favour of email and electronic filing both as an efficiency measure and in recognition of our role in promoting sustainability.
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  • Knowledge Briefing - EU funding
    Knowledge Briefing - EU funding
    The NHS SDU has put together this briefing paper outlining some important information about EU funding types and processes.
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  • Goods and Services Carbon Hotspots report - Summary
    Goods and Services Carbon Hotspots report - Summary
    6 page summary of a study that identifies carbon hotspots in the supply chain comparing the carbon contribution of 18 categories of goods and services against six different NHS organisation types (acute, primary care and community services, mental health, ambulance services, specialist services and Strategic Health Authorities).
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