The NHS Sustainable Development Unit (SDU) has published some timely guidance on how to save the NHS money; useful information for Financial Directors and Estates Managers. 'Saving Money by Saving Carbon, Decision Making in the NHS using Marginal Abatement Cost Curves' guidance supports the fact that lowering your carbon footprint and increasing sustainability will help reduce costs and in many cases will improve the quality of healthcare.
Powerpoint presentation given by Bob Lowe, North Devon Healthcare NHS Trust at the HefmA carbon reduction workshop on 09
presentation covered background information on carbon footprinting, including target setting and benefits of reduction, as well as future proofing.
Powerpoint presentation (some images removed to reduce size) given by John Mills, Head of Procurement at Salisbury FT at the HefmA carbon redution workshop on 09 October 2009. The presentation covers the background info of NHS procurement impact and carbon emissions, as well as information on supply chain analysis, possible carbon reductions and overall procurement responsibilities.
Powerpoint presentation given by Mark Summers at the HefmA 'Carbon Reduction Workshop' on 09 October 2009. The presentation covers wste categories and works through options for incineration, recycling and landfill.
Carbon Footprint workshop for HefmA South and West - taking place in
Taunton on 9 October 2009. The day will cover carbon reporting,
Utilities, energy & water (North Devon HC), Procurement & Food
(Salisbury NHSFT), Travel & Transport (Hants Partnership and ES
Trust), Waste (C&IoS PCT), Built Environment (2gether),
Sustainability SW (SSW) and Good Corp Citizen Assessment (Salisbury
The original 1990-2020 baseline emissions study estimated historic CO2 emissions for the period 1990-2004, and forecast emissions to 2020 using a continuing trends analysis. This baseline forecast was used in the carbon reduction strategy2 to overlay targets for future carbon reduction.
This Update is a supplement to the NHS Carbon Reduction Strategy for England. It provides essential new information and additional tools to help your NHS organisation reduce its carbon emissions and become more sustainable.