Nitrous oxide mitigation: Launching the UK and ROI national audit
17 March 2023
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Putting anaesthetic-generated emissions to bed
Recognising the impact climate change is having on the environment and the health of its people, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust has stepped up activity to reduced the use of carbon intensive desflurane.
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University Hospitals Birmingham: A world first in carbon net zero surgery
Operating theatres are an important focus in carbon reduction: they account for as much as 25% of hospitals’ carbon emissions, despite fewer than 5% of hospital inpatients undergoing surgery.
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The Academy of Fabulous Stuff: Environmentally sustainable change in theatre - our experience and how-to guide
Dr Katie Boag and colleagues at The Leads Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust discuss their experience of completing the Green Surgery Challenge, and developing a how-to guide for others.
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