CSH is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual with clinical experience, to assist in managing our expanding Sustainable Specialties programmes. This is a permanent position. Closing date for applications: 22 July 2013.
Education about the links between climate change, sustainability, health and healthcare in medical training is rare. This project of collaborative curriculum development enlisted medical students, academics and practitioners to explore and articulate priority learning outcomes and develop educational materials for sustainability in healthcare to use in medical schools across the UK and abroad.
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.
A new guide to sustainable commissioning has been published by Forum for the Future, CSH, and the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. The guide and associated tools are aimed at Clinical Commissioning Groups that want to deliver system-wide commissioning which will, as a consequence, lead to healthcare services that operate in a more sustainable way.
Kidney units are invited to share their local successes via this year's Green Nephrology Awards. Shortlisted entries will be presented in poster format at the CleanMed Europe conference 17-19th September (in Oxford), and at the Green Nephrology Summit on 25th September (at Guy’s Hospital in London). Awards for outstanding entries will be presented at the Summit.
In a new position paper, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists calls for leadership from the profession and the healthcare industry to develop best practice in sustainability and integrate this into ophthalmic service redesign.
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare is registered in England & Wales as a company limited by guarantee No. 7450026 and as a charity No. 1143189. Registered address: 8 King Edward Street, Oxford, OX1 4HL