Pan-health sector pledge on “climate friendly” services

A group of major healthcare organisations in England has pledged to reduce their carbon footprint across the health industry. NHS England, the Royal College of Nursing and Royal College of GPs and more than a dozen other bodies signed up to the statement of intent to coincide with the UN’s recent Climate Summit. The collective which […]

Shale gas extraction poses 'low risk' to public health

Shale gas extraction poses a low risk to public health according to a new draft report released by Public Health England (PHE). As there isn’t yet any commercial shale gas extraction in Britain the draft report looked at countries such as the US where it is already taking place. The report found most of the […]