Green Hospitals
04 Jun 2009
Tackling the challenge of carbon reduction

This live online conference provided a forum to address the challenges of meeting the ambitious targets for carbon reduction in the NHS as stated in the Saving Carbon, Improving Lives strategy document (CLICK HERE TO VIEW).

This report has set out ambitious targets by the NHS to reduce carbon emissions by 15% by 2010, five years earlier than current government deadlines. To achieve these targets, a huge effort will be required, at every level of the NHS. 

Programme
Rachel Stancliffe
Director, Campaign for Greener Healthcare

Anna Coote
Commissioner for Health, Sustainable Development Commission

Simon Francis
Senior Policy Lead, CRC, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Sonia Roschnik
Operational Director, NHS Sustainable Development Unit

Questions and discussion
Session 1

Dr Frances Mortimer
Medical Director, Campaign for Greener Healthcare

Dr Pendo Maro
Senior Energy Advisor, Healthcare Without Harm

Sir Muir Gray CBE
Chief Knowledge Officer, NHS

Questions and discussion
Session 2

Edward Gamble
Managing Director, Policy Review Interactive

Helen O'Hara
Greening the supply chain

Steph Holmes
Head of Procurement, Rotherham, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Joe Mellor
Co-ordinator, SPOKES - The NHS Cycling Network

Questions and discussion
Session 3

Jonathan Stewart
Head of Estates and Facilities, Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Trust

Phil Astley
Senior Lecturer, MARU (Medical Architecture Research Unit) Department Property, Surveying and Construction, Faculty Engineering, Science and the Built Environment, London South Bank University

Bill McGill
Director of Redevelopment , Great Ormond Street Hospital

Questions and discussion
Session 4

Donna Young
Head of Environment and Climate Change, BT

Lucy Shea
Director, Futerra

Sonia Brown
Chief Economist, Monitor