Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

Coventry Hospitals hope to heal energy spend by £1.6m a year

Modern energy generation equipment is being installed at University Hospital and the Hospital of St Gross as part of a scheme worth £6m

Dangerous levels of air pollution in quarter of England’s hospitals

New research suggests around 10.5 million patients a year could be exposed to toxic air pollution when they visit hospitals in the UK

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Health Secretary launches review into ‘slow and deadly poison’ of air pollution

In 2017, around 9.5 billion miles of road travel was related to patients, visitors, staff and suppliers to the NHS

Space tech returns to Earth to fight air pollution exposure in hospitals

A patient-centred app will use space data combined with AI to deliver personalised, disease-specific exercise advice with pollution warnings within 10 metres

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New air quality monitors for 10 London hospitals

They will provide real-time air quality measurements that will enable health professionals to take appropriate action

NHS trusts get cash injection for efficiency measures

The funding will primarily be used to install low carbon LED lighting

Sustainability ‘needed to deliver an NHS fit for the future’

Around 92% of NHS Estate Managers believe procurement departments are ignoring sustainability