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European Healthcare Design 2020

EHD 2020: Driving a greener NHS

By SALUS User Experience Team 10 Dec 2020 0

Organised by NHS Property Services, this panel discussion highlighted how the NHS is the UK’s largest public-sector emitter of carbon emissions and has a duty to respond to government targets, including being net carbon-zero by 2050.


NHS England has recently launched its ‘Greener NHS’ campaign, and NHS Property Services is committed to making its properties more environmentally friendly. This ranges from the way they build, refurbish and update buildings, increase space utilisation, and encourage best practice among its tenants and employees.

In this discussion, speakers explored the challenges in transforming the estate, progress to date, and future priorities.