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The Green Agenda - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: ​​CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your listening and how you apply it.

The Green Agenda and Estates in Primary Care

Dr Laura Edwards speaks with Adam Thompson, Director of Primary Care Surveyors and Mark Robinson, architect, and Director at Simpson Hilder Associates. They discuss:

Reducing your practice’s carbon footprint: managing clinical waste

The management of clinical waste is an essential part of ensuring that healthcare activities do not pose a risk of infection, as well as reducing your practice's carbon footprint. Dr Katharine Edmonds joins us with some tips and advice to help reinforce waste management behaviour in practice. Have you considered getting your PPG involved? Katharine explains all...

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Over Diagnosis - A focus on green clinical care

Dr Katharine Edmonds joins us for the next in a series of green podcasts. Tackling over diagnosis is taking on a new urgency in the context of a climate emergency. Katharine shares some thought provoking information on how reducing over diagnosis and over-treatment has the potential to cut healthcare’s carbon emissions, while at the same time safeguarding the quality of care and ensuring that patient outcomes aren’t adversely affected.


Pharmaceuticals in the environment - a growing problem

Following our podcast ' Do you want to be a Green GP? ' Dr Katharine Edmonds joins us for the next in a series of green podcasts. The NHS makes up 5% of the UK's carbon emissions, with the biggest contributing factor being pharmaceuticals. Katherine shares some thought provoking information and tips to help you and your patients with deprescribing.


Do you want to be a Green GP?

A recent survey of Wessex GPs, revealed that 96% feel that Primary Care should be taking action to combat climate change.

Dr Katherine Edmonds, GP & Co chair of the Green GP Network in Wessex talks with Laura Edwards about green issues and how we can make it easy to be green (& save money in the process).

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Updated on Thursday, 21 July 2022 134 views