From sustainable river boat deliveries to low-carbon inhalers, our system partners are already taking innovative actions to be more sustainable. See below for some highlights, and head to their websites for more information.
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Carrying out a full Trust vehicle fleet review to assess viability of full fleet electrification
Development of a Trust electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure strategy
Implementation of a river boat pilot scheme for deliveries of supplies along the Thames from the Trusts supplies hub in Dartford
Supporting staff to use bicycles, both in the community for patient visits and through Dr Bike sessions for staff
Piloting food alternatives
Adding biodiversity benefit and colour to sites with use of green screens and ivy pollution barriers
Encouraging reduction of clinical and non-clinical single-use items and expansion of a circular economy approach
Introduced LED lighting and is seeking to reduce carbon consumption.
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Engaged with staff to focus on waste reduction and energy efficiency
Introduced new recycling bins across our two hospital sites
Switched to e-payslips (in January 2022) thereby also making considerable savings in paper, printing and postage costs
Anaesthetics and theatres teams have plans to reduce the use of harmful greenhouse gases in their work, and to re-structure their recycling plan
Switching to renewable energy tariffs
Begun the planning phase of a wellbeing garden at University Hospital Lewisham. The garden, as well as helping staff, patients and visitors combat stress, fatigue, anxiety and depression, will also help to improve air quality for our local community.