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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT

Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine)

Newcastle Hospitals has taken a strategic leadership position to tackle the impact it has on climate breakdown, not just relating to the threat that the climate crisis presents to the planet but also to health, wealth and wellbeing locally.

With the NHS representing approximately 5 per cent of the UK’s total carbon footprint – around 27 million tonnes of carbon each year – we have to acknowledge that we are a significant part of the problem, said the trust. The organisation displayed a mature proposition and showcased that it is being led from the top. It was a standout application with clear evidence across the spread of the organisation and ISC footprint, said judges.

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