At South East London Integrated Care System (ICS), we recognise that the climate emergency is a health emergency. Already our communities are being impacted by the greenhouse gases we are all creating.

We are committed to protecting the health of and provide high-quality healthcare to our population, to reducing our environmental impact and becoming net zero in line with the NHS targets. We will focus on doing this in a way which helps us to live within our financial budgets, and enables us to add social value and support our communities wherever possible.

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Our Green Plan

The South East London ICS Green Plan 2022-2025 serves as an overarching system-wide sustainability strategy that encompasses and aligns with the Green Plans of the five NHS Trusts and the ICS’s Primary Care Green Plan.

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Sustainability in Primary Care

The NHS in England has recognised that the climate and ecological emergency is a health emergency and as a result, has committed to reach net-zero by 2040. GP practices in south east London are already taking action by becoming carbon literate, assessing their carbon footprint, greening their estates, and implementing green practice action plans.

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Our partnership in action

From sustainable river boat deliveries to low-carbon inhalers, our system partners are already taking innovative actions to be more sustainable.

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The time for us to be carefree about the way we live and act is over… already the climate is costing lives of people right here in South East London and it is going to get much worse. We cannot preserve the health of our residents – now or in the future – with an unhealthy planet.

Christina Windle, ICS Green Plan Sponsor

News, Stories & Events

South East London Integrated Care System releases Green Plan for meeting Net Zero by 2030

South East London Integrated Care System (ICS) has released its Green Plan. The Green Plan is a three year strategic document that will guide the ICS’s efforts to achieve net-zero carbon emissions and promote sustainable healthcare.

31 Mar 2022