Resources

  • Carbon reduction in the NHS: a role for finance
    Carbon reduction in the NHS: a role for finance
    HFMA Briefing
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  • Carbon Management Clause for Providers
    Carbon Management Clause for Providers
    NHS Yorks and Humber have made great strides towards Commissioning for Sustainable Development.
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  • Making sustainability add up
    Making sustainability add up
    This document complements the SDU's paper for NHS finance experts, "Sustainable Finances". Making Sustainability Add Up considers Accounting for Sustainability as a strategic priority for Trusts.
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  • NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy
    NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy
    The NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy for England sets an ambition for the NHS to help drive change towards a low carbon society. The strategy shows the scale of reduction in carbon required for the NHS to progress towards the Climate Change Act requirements and recommends key actions for the NHS to become a leading sustainable and low carbon organisation.
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  • Commissioning for Sustainability
    Commissioning for Sustainability
    This document gives guidance on how to commission sustainably. It should be used in conjunction with Healthy Futures 9, Commissioning for Sustainable Development, published by the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC).
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  • CO2e Reduction Potential for NHS England
    CO2e Reduction Potential for NHS England
    This is a graphical representation of the quantification of various (theoretical) carbon reduction measures. The multi-coloured wedges illustrate transformational change and show the scale of the impact of each measure on the NHS.
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  • Cutting the costs of waste in NHS construction: Advice for NHS Trusts as contruction clients
    Cutting the costs of waste in NHS construction: Advice for NHS Trusts as contruction clients
    WRAP Guidance
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  • Getting Started - 10 Things to Do Now
    Getting Started - 10 Things to Do Now
    The NHS SDU has identified 10 things that NHS organisations should be doing now.
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  • Leading the Field: Foundation trusts and their approach to the sustainability agenda
    Leading the Field: Foundation trusts and their approach to the sustainability agenda
    Foundation Trust Network publication
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  • Effect of increasing active travel in urban England and Wales on costs to the NHS (Lancet)
    Effect of increasing active travel in urban England and Wales on costs to the NHS (Lancet)
    Lancet article says increased walking and cycling will help reduce diseases and could save the NHS £17 billion as people's health improves.
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