programmes of work

We are creating change one programme at a time

Green Health Wales has identified 12 National Programmes across the Welsh NHS supporting Climate Smart Healthcare

Many of these are communities of practice, involving multi sector NHS wide staff groups.

Current programmes

Protest banner saying 'There is no Planet B'


Health adaptation is the long term approach needed for improving health and well-being within a changing climate.

Bevan Commission

Let’s Not Waste

How can we minimise waste in all its forms across the health and social care sector?

Greener Primary Care

Calling all primary care, GP surgeries, community pharmacies, dentistry and optometry to sign up to the Greener Primary Care Framework and Award scheme. Join a close knit network of support and accessible actions everyone in primary care can take, big or small to reduce their carbon footprint.

Sustainable Transport and Health

A free online framework consisting of a suite of clinical and non-clinical ‘green’ actions.

Sustainable Food and Planetary Health Nutrition

Green Health Wales is part of a healthcare campaign, partnered with multiple other key organisations promoting climate smart menus in NHS hospitals. Connecting to better health and plant based nutrition across our communities. Promoting circular economy responses to local plant based food chains.

Green Inhalers

Green Inhaler resources for clinical and non clinical staff, both in primary and secondary care

Green Prescribing

Reduce pharmaceutical burden by using social and green prescribing

Promoting Circular Economy in the Welsh NHS – CEIC

The Circular Economy Innovation Communities (CEIC) project creates regional collaborative innovation networks (programme communities of practice) to support organisations develop new service solutions that implemented Circular Economy (CE) principles

Climate Smart Education and training in the Welsh NHS

Climate Smart Education links, join the HEIW Climate Platform on Gwella portal, become a climate smart NHS champion and tune into the podcast

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