- educational materials
Are you confident in teaching patients how to use their inhalers?
Asthma is very common. Almost 10% of people living in the European Union have a diagnosis of asthma. Among children, asthma is the most common chronic medical condition.
The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in partnership with Health Education England is hosting a webinar series to launch our how-to g
The University of Brighton School of Health Sciences hosts a sustainability conference every year. Videos and slides from previous events are available here:
We describe a clinical-skills based approach to teaching medical and public health students the health effects of climate change. This resource presents eleven simulation exercises used with
Keele University Medical School educators have developed their own cases based around four prominent types of waste within the NHS: food, pharmaceutical, clinical and fuel, which they have given pe
“How can Dentistry be Sustainable? An Exploratory Study” (YouTube Video of presentation of the study)
Duane et al. “Carbon mitigation, patient choice and cost reduction – triple bottom line optimisation for health care planning” Public Health 2014 Oct;128(10):920–4
Background: Global environmental change is associated with significant health threats.
These slides were used to facilitate an evening talk and discussion with medical students at UNESP University in Brazil.
Sustainability has been recognised as a domain of quality in healthcare, and building it into quality improvement (QI) is a practical way to drive incremental change towards a more ethical, sustain
This example driver diagram shows how principles of sustainable clinical practice can be applied to improve respiratory inhaler prescribing.
This video outlines the process of developing a health professions curriculum on environmental sustainability and health in the United States.
A useful resource about how to teach on social (including environmental) determinants of health.
See case study 6 in particular!
Global resources are finite; as this becomes more apparent the concept of sustainability in healthcare is becoming more important.
Determining the carbon footprint of specific health care activities such as cataract surgery allows the assessment of associated emissions and identifies opportunities for reduction.
This half hour video looks at the health effects of climate change in six countries around the world. It is intended to help students in medicine, nursing and public health understand the con
This clearly laid out, first level, detailing of the health effects of climate change makes an excellent learning resource or handout.