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Leaders in health and care have signed up to commitments on how they will help local areas integrate services in order to achieve high quality, compassionate care that results in better health and wellbeing.
The NHS Sustainable Development Unit is running a consultation and engagement programme on a new Sustainable Development Strategy for the health, public health and social care system to 2020.
Endorsed by the Prime Minister, NHS Sustainability Day 2013 takes place on 28th March 2013 and is set to be a day of action on sustainability from NHS Trusts and stakeholders across the UK.
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
New public health guidance from NICE examines how – and why - to increase the level of walking and cycling in the UK, detailing the multiple, overlapping benefits that increases in exercise can yield in many different areas of public policy.
As representatives of governments around the world met for the UN Climate Change Conference 2012 in Doha, Qatar, over 80 health and medical organisations signed the Doha declaration on climate, health and wellbeing.
Working towards aims of the National Adaptation Programme's health and wellbeing theme, Defra is supporting work across the country to build resilient communities and reduce the impacts of climate change on the socially vulnerable.
Catherine Max describes Equinox's innovative climate harm reduction project to work with mental health and substance misuse service users to build resilience to climate change, contributing to the National Adaptation Programme.
The Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2012, produced jointly by the Department of Health and the Health Protection Agency, details the impact climate change is having and is likely to have on the health of UK citizens.
The Department of Health has refreshed the Public Health Outcomes Framework, originally published in January 2012 to set out the desired outcomes for public health over a 3-year period, and how they will be measured.