Green Health Wales Launch: Raising Awareness, Building Will & Transferring Skill

Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

Do you work in the healthcare sector in Wales? Are you concerned about the planetary health emergency?

Join us, Green Health Wales, and the Bevan Commission at the free virtual conference, Green Health Wales: a day of Raising Awareness, Building Will, and Transferring Skill.

The conference will take place on Tuesday 29th June 2021, 9.00-16.00, and will equip people working in the health and social care sector in Wales with the tools and knowledge to transform health care to be climate smart and environmentally sustainable. 

Dr Frances Mortimer, Medical Director of the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare, will be speaking at the event, alongside keynote speakers, Dr Andrew Goodall, CEO of NHS Wales, and Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner, and guest speakers, Professor David Pencheon, (founding Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit), Professor Hugh Montgomery (Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at UCL and Director of the Centre for Human Health and Performance), and Helen Howson (Director of the Bevan Commission).

The conference programme includes:

  • Talks from expert speakers who will outline the links between climate change and health, and how those working in the healthcare sector in Wales can help to combat climate change and its effects.
  • Sharing of exemplar projects and learnings from both local Welsh initiatives and global sustainable healthcare projects across a breadth of speciality areas.
  • Afternoon workshops to equip you with the information and skill to start your own sustainable project, and to grow your idea to meet the challenges and ambitions set out by the NHS Wales Decarbonisation Strategic Delivery Plan.

If you are interested in attending, you can register for the free event, here