Sustainability in Healthcare – Tuesday 30th November 2021

Available for South Tees staff only

Event details

  • Date: 30 November 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Address: Room 9, STRIVE Academic Centre, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW
  • Category: Education lectures

2 places remaining | Free event

Brief overview: 

Are you interested in learning more about the links between environmental issues such as climate change and healthcare? Would you like to learn what is being done to preserve our health service for future generations? Have you ever wondered how you could get involved in green projects at work? 

We have created this course to develop awareness of the concepts of sustainable healthcare within the NHS and of the sustainable projects underway here in South Tees. The aim is to promote greener practice and to help you to make a positive impact as an individual by empowering you to change workplace practice and culture. 

After this course you will be able to: 

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between healthcare and the environment on a global scale and national scale  

2. Recognise the targets and projects in the NHS at a national and local scale for action on climate change and sustainability  

3. Identify the components of a Sustainable Quality Improvement Project and how to get involved in projects at South Tees NHS Trust 

Target audience: 

This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in learning more about sustainability in healthcare and is open to staff and students of any grade. 

Organised by: 

Dr Thomas Adams – Teaching Fellow 

Mr Stephen Bell – Trust Environmental and Sustainability Lead, Wastes Manager, Health and Safety Advisor 

Dr Harrison Saunders –Teaching Fellow 

Please email Thomas.adams5@nhs.net and michelle.leahy1@nhs.net with any queries 

Cancellations:

All cancellations need to be made through your account.  For those who do not attend without cancellation, your line manager will be notified and a possible charge may be incurred.  All paid events have a strict cancellations policy.

Certificates and feedback:

Upon completion of this course a certificate will be available for you to download from your account along with any other post course information.  Please ensure you complete your feedback so we are able to continuously improve our training.