Greater Manchester Lancs & South Cumbria Senate

Climate Change Recommendations

20th January 2020

Climate Change Recommendations

This proactive report, produced by the SW Clinical Senate Council, considers the responsibility of the healthcare system to respond to climate change and explores the concept that climate emergency is a heathcare emergency.  A number of healthcare organisations have declared climate emergencies and NHSEI is expected to publish a climate change action plan imminently.  In developing these recommendations, colleagues in the SW brought together the Sustainability Development Unit, regional sustainability leads, CCG and provider leads, Royal Colleague input, PHE and Pharmaceutical expertise, to present evidence and suggest how the NHS can mitigate against climate change.

Read the full report here

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