Organisations for Sustainable Healthcare

Below are some websites linking to resources you might find useful:

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (CSH) is a registered charity that develops knowledge and resources to support the NHS and other health systems to reach net zero carbon and wider sustainability.

Check out their SUSQI project.

Have you entered their Green Ward Competition?

RPS Sustainability Policies

Royal Pharmaceutical Society has published their sustainability policies HERE and listed some calls & priorities for pharmacy teams.

Check out the case studies included for ideas to replicate in your own workplace!

Royal Society of Medicine Climate Series

On 16 March 2021, The Royal Society of Medicine launched a new 10-part series focusing on climate change. Whilst the world is currently in the grip of the worst health crisis in living memory, the growing climate change emergency poses a far greater threat to the health of humanity.

Greener Practice 

Greener Practice is a network of healthcare professionals empowering primary care to transition to environmentally sustainable healthcare. They aim to enable primary care to act on the climate and ecological emergency as it affects our work as healthcare professionals and the patients.

Global Climate and Health Alliance

The Global Climate and Health Alliance is an alliance of health NGOs, health professional organizations, and health and environment alliances from around the world

One Health Breakthrough Partnership

One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP) brings together key regional and national stakeholders across the water, environment and healthcare sectors who are committed to addressing the environmental issue of pharmaceutical pollution. 

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The objective of the IPCC is to provide governments at all levels with scientific information that they can use to develop climate policies. IPCC reports are also a key input into international climate change negotiations. The IPCC is an organization of governments that are members of the United Nations or World Meteorological Organization.

Health Declares

Health Declares is founded by a group of health professionals from across the UK. They recognise that the climate and ecological crises are health emergencies requiring urgent action, and are committed to acting and advocating to protect planetary and human health.

Physiotherapy Declares

Physio Declares are a group of physiotherapists, associates and student physiotherapists, formed in the aftermath of COP26 2021 and united in the recognition of a global climate and ecological emergency.

Healthcare without Harm Europe

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe is a non-profit network of European hospitals and healthcare providers, healthcare systems, local authorities, research/academic institutions and environmental and health organisations. 

UK Health Alliance on Climate Change

The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change brings together doctors, nurses and other HCPs to advocate for responses to climate change that protect and promote public health. The Alliance was formed in March 2016 to coordinate action, provide leadership and help amplify the voices of doctors, nurses and other HCPs across the UK.

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