NHS SNEEICS - Green Plan

Celebrating our successes What we have achieved so far Introduced digital care models using technology to speed up patient pathways All our trusts have updated their green plans to reflect the NHS Net Zero Strategy All trusts switched to using 100% renewable energy sources for electricity Continued roll out of LED lighting Installation of solar panels Staff supported on active travel through ‘bike doctor’ sessions Invested in active travel infrastructure Introduced cycle-to-work schemes Added climate adaptation to our corporate risk register Installed EV charging points Commenced carbon literacy training for our staff, developing a national pilot project Introduced sustainability induction training Increased digital appointments Improved menus, including accreditations such as ‘Food For Life’ and ‘Red Tractor’ Introduced ‘no idling’ on contracts and sites with the intention of rolling-out across the system Developed networks of green champions Implemented oximeter re-use projects, achieving up to 90% re-use to tackle single-use plastic wastage Developed community hub models as part of our social prescribing Wellbeing and healing gardens, providing a haven for staff and patients alike Health walks Furniture re-use projects ICS Sustainability webpage launched November 2021. Environment and Sustainability - Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System A TDT event summary flip book to raise awareness on the issues of climate, pollution, and health. Can Do Health and Care - Thinking Differently Together About Climate Change91 Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System Green Plan | 29 Our Actions