NHS Trust ‘to cut annual emissions by 7,712 tonnes across three key hospitals’

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which serves a population of around 736,700 people, has signed a deal with Veolia to implement a series of green upgrades across its estate

Sustainable laundry service Oxwash secures £1.4m investment

The company uses ozone generation technology typically used in hospital and spaceship sterilisation

Veolia to work with Rotherham Hospital to slash emissions and energy spend

The Energy Performance Contract is expected to save more than £1 million per year and cut 49,620 tonnes of carbon dioxide, partly through the installation of a new combined heat and power plant

New energy deal to see more than a tenth of NHS estate go 100% renewable

NHS Property Services, which makes up around 11% of the NHS, has announced new energy contracts with British Gas Business and Corona

NHS to step up climate action and drive towards net zero future

The health and care system in England is currently responsible for between 4% and 5% of the country’s total carbon footprint and the NHS itself notes climate change and harmful air pollution are inextricably linked

Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

Coventry Hospitals hope to heal energy spend by £1.6m a year

Modern energy generation equipment is being installed at University Hospital and the Hospital of St Gross as part of a scheme worth £6m

Dangerous levels of air pollution in quarter of England’s hospitals

New research suggests around 10.5 million patients a year could be exposed to toxic air pollution when they visit hospitals in the UK

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Health Secretary launches review into ‘slow and deadly poison’ of air pollution

In 2017, around 9.5 billion miles of road travel was related to patients, visitors, staff and suppliers to the NHS