Net Zero Leadership Training for Boards

Sustainable transformation across an organisation requires leadership and engagement from board-level staff. This interactive workshop, designed for groups of board-level leads and tailored to local requirements, focuses on the expectations for their role in the NHS Net Zero Plan, the unique characteristics of leadership for sustainability, and what they can do to inspire, lead and measure change.


  1. Identify your regulatory responsibilities (NHS England Net Zero Plan / NHS Wales Decarbonisation Action Plan / NHS Scotland Sustainability Strategy)
  2. Develop core carbon literacy for healthcare management
  3. Recognise broader sustainability challenges beyond net zero


  1. Apply leadership skills to sustainability challenges
  2. Communicate climate and health messages to staff and external stakeholders
  3. Refine or operationalise your Green Plan and measure improvement using triple bottom line QI methods
  4. Identify the workforce development needs of your area

"It was an opportunity to gain viewpoints from across the organisation, to share good practice/ideas and also to receive expert guidance from the facilitators on how we as an organisation can make a contribution in tackling this huge challenge."


  • 25 minutes of pre-reading
  • Two-hour workshop on a date of your choice
  • One-hour follow-up mentoring session

Cost (public sector)

£3300 + VAT for up to 16 participants 
£4200 + VAT for 17-24 participants
£4800+ VAT for 25-32 participants

Consider whether you would like to invite key decision makers from a single board or include those who can drive wider change through interagency working.

Contact Dr. Hayley Pinto to discuss your specific needs  and preferred dates.

If you are an individual involved in healthcare leadership, but not able to book for multiple board members, please join the Introduction to Sustainable Healthcare course to develop your leadership plan as part of the workshop.

Short Presentation on Clinical Transformation for Net Zero

This half-hour awareness-raising presentation focuses on sustainable clinical transformation, demonstrating how this can help deliver on other NHS priorities, highlighting regulatory responsibilities,  introducing carbon literacy and providing tools and frameworks to help begin and accelerate this journey.   A reading pack is provided. 

Cost (public sector)


Contact To discuss the details and yoru preferred date write to



hayleyDr Hayley Pinto, Education and Training Lead

Hayley was a lead consultant addiction psychiatrist with nearly 30 yrs experience in the NHS and publicly-funded services.  She is senior honorary lecturer at Norwich Medical School and is involved in climate education, outreach, and activism. Hayley has a degree in psychology and completed general practice training before pursuing a career in psychiatry. 

Chris Naylor

Chris Naylor, Policy Lead

Chris has a background in health policy and research and is passionate about creating sustainable health and care services that are resilient for the future. He is a Senior Fellow at the health policy think tank, The King’s Fund, where he continues to work part-time, and has an MSc in public health. He is an experienced facilitator and coach.

Rachel Stancliffe, Director

Rachel worked on public health initiatives in the UK, Georgia and Kazakhstan before helping to develop The Cochrane Library during the first decade of its life. She has a degree in Human Sciences e (Oxford) and a Master’s degree in demography and epidemiology (London School of Economics).

Nuala Hampson, Lead Facilitator for Education

Nuala Hampson is a pharmacist with a background in education, general practice and sustainable healthcare. She worked as a clinical pharmacist in general practice for over 20 years and postgraduate pharmacy education for 15 years. Nuala is the sustainability champion at the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education, and a member of Pharmacy Declares, a group of climate conscious pharmacy professionals based in the UK.