Resources

  • Sustainability in the NHS: Health Check 2012
    Sustainability in the NHS: Health Check 2012
    This SDU document explains why the public and NHS leaders think the NHS should be a sustainable organisation. The document highlights how sustainability is viewed by leaders in the health service and demonstrates the public's desire for a more sustainable healthcare system.
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  • Measuring Carbon Footprint
    Measuring Carbon Footprint
    This links to the section of the website that covers how to measure an organisations carbon footprint. We have gathered together a number of resources to make it easier for you to understand the issues and learn from what others have already done.
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  • NHS SDU response to the Department of Health consultation on the NHS White Paper: Liberating the NHS: developing the healthcare workforce
    NHS SDU response to the Department of Health consultation on the NHS White Paper: Liberating the NHS: developing the healthcare workforce
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  • Opinion Piece - Running a Sustainable Conference
    Opinion Piece - Running a Sustainable Conference
    Some hints and tips on how to organise a conference in a more sustainable manner
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  • Opinion Piece - Population Growth
    Opinion Piece - Population Growth
    The SDU's position on population growth and the role of the NHS
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  • Opinion Piece -  Quality Food for a Sustainable Healthcare Service
    Opinion Piece - Quality Food for a Sustainable Healthcare Service
    The SDU's position on the importance of quality food for a sustainable healthcare service
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  • Engaging staff - Facilitators Guide
    Engaging staff - Facilitators Guide
    A Resource Pack for NHS Organisations to run a short (30 minutes) session on sustainability within their existing staff education or professional development programme.
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  • Saving lives, saving money, securing the future - slide set
    Saving lives, saving money, securing the future - slide set
    This is an educational resource developed by the NHS SDU for NHS organisation’s General Staff Awareness Sessions. Revised in May 2011.
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  • P4CR Guidance 1- Executive Summary
    P4CR Guidance 1- Executive Summary
    The P4CR documents will help procurement staff reduce carbon emissions when buying goods and services for the NHS. It is a programme with a range of supporting materials, resources and tools.
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  • P4CR Tool 2 - SCO2PE E-class prioritisation tool V4
    P4CR Tool 2 - SCO2PE E-class prioritisation tool V4
    E-Class version of the tool. Provides a reasonably robust indication of those areas of procurement which contribute most to an organisations carbon footprint and help inform the prioritisation of areas of procurement for carbon reduction action.
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