Declaring a climate emergency in primary care

Thursday, 13 May 2021

A new free guide for primary care is available showing what declaring a climate emergency in primary care means.

The HealthCare Without Harm report on Global Road Map for Health Care Decarbonization demonstrated several high impact and key actions to reach Net Zero for the health sector. High level recommendations included declaring a climate emergency and developing roadmaps for decarbonisation.  Primary care in the UK should have its own bespoke roadmap(s), practice wide 'Green Action Plans' to decarbonise all the hotspots, and to declare a climate emergency at practice level, PCN level and CCG level. More....