Greener NHS at Conquest Hospital
The environment is changing due to climate change. This has a direct effect on the planet and people’s health. A greener NHS works with staff and hospitals to improve this issue. Such Issues as public health, the environment, saving money and reach net carbon zero.
Conquest Hospital is a modern district general hospital, on the outskirts of Hastings. All its services are on four levels overlooking a lagoon with views over the historic town of Hastings. It has surgical and medical wards and specialist units. 24-hour Emergency Department and a full range of diagnostic services. Conquest Hospital also has a Consultant-led Maternity Unit with a 10-room delivery suite.
“While the NHS is already a world leader in sustainability, as the biggest employer in this country and comprising nearly a tenth of the UK economy, we’re both part of the problem and part of the solution”
“That’s why we are mobilising our 1.3 million staff to take action for a greener NHS, and it’s why we have worked with the world’s leading experts to help set a practical, evidence-based and ambitious route map and date for the NHS to reach net zero.” Sir Simon Stevens, NHS Chief Executive.
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