Healthcare professionals planted fruit trees and designed a route to be used by staff, patients and local community.
Healthcare practitioners from Frithwood Surgery have created greenspace and designed a health walk from the GP surgery through the village demonstrating the practice’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of their staff, patients and the local community.
We are looking for inspiring examples to showcase and discuss at our CleanMedEurope 2013 conference: Pathways to Sustainable Healthcare, September 17th - 19th. Whether you are a researcher, practising healthcare professional or work in healthcare infrastructure, please do submit your case study. All too often we re-invent the wheel, losing valuable time and resources when we could share and move faster to implement best practice.
This is an interview with Sarah Dandy, coordinator of the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare's NHS Forest scheme, by Izzy Braithwaite, Healthy Planet UK. She explains a bit about how the NHS Forest scheme works, how NHS Trusts can be involved, and the many other benefits of it beyond carbon reduction.
The interview was published on 28th March 2013, by Healthy Planet UK as part of the NHS Sustainability Day interview series.