Keep up to date with the latest reports and evidence from the world of sustainable healthcare

Essential Reading

Delivering a Net Zero NHS 

The NHS is the first healthcare system to make a net zero pledge. This report details how the NHS aims to achieve it ambitious, but feasible targets of:

  • Net zero for all emissions that we directly control by 2040
  • Net zero for all emissions that we can influence by 2045

Health Care’s Climate Footprint

This landmark report is the first estimate of the global healthcare’s carbon footprint. It also make a series of recommendation to align global health goals with global climate goals.

Reports & Research



Health Education England North East Faculty of Sustainable Healthcare

    • Our own Faculty of Sustainable Healthcare website

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

    • Comprehensive website from CSH who offer strategic input and consultancy on sustainable healthcare research and practice

Greener NHS

    • NHS England website with the national ambition and progress, resources, and case studies

Sustainable healthcare coalition

    • Healthcare sector led group that looks for the greatest opportunities to inspire sustainable practices in healthcare through the collaboration of its members

Health Care Without Harm

    • Leading the global movement for environmentally responsible healthcare

Greener Practice

    • The UK’s primary care sustainability network

UK Health Alliance on Climate Change 

    • An alliance of health organisations and almost 1 million health professional members

Health Declares

    • Health Declares Climate and Ecological Emergency is a grassroots, voluntary group of health professionals and organisations from across the UK. They recognise that the climate crises is also a health crisis.

World Health Organisation Climate Change and Health

Includes a framework for building climate-resilient health systems



Centre for Sustainable Healthcare: @SusHealthcare


Dr Elaine Winkley: @ElaineW14626897

Dr Cathy Lawson: @dr_cathy_lawson



The Lancet Planetary Health: @TheLancetPlanet

Greener NHS: @GreenerNHS

Dr Nick Watts: @DrNickWatts

Eco medics: @eco_medics


Greener Anaesthesia and Sustainability Project: @GASPAnaesthesia

Doctors for climate: @docsforclimate

RCEM GreenED: @GreenED_uk

Newcastle University Sustainable Medics: @NUsusmedics


Eco medics: @eco_medics

COP26: @cop26uk

Climate reality: @climatereality

Greenpeace: @greenpeaceuk

NASA climate change: @nasaclimatechange

UN climate change: @unclimatechange

UN environment programme: @unep

Newcastle University Sustainable Medicine: @sustainablemedics