Episode 168: How to be Greener in Surgery part 1

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In the UK, the National Health Service accounts for 5.4% of the carbon emissions for the whole country! Surgery accounts for 5-10% of this total. The target is an 80% reduction in greenhouse emissions by 2028. Find out what's going on and what you and your unit can do to save slow global warming in this podcast by @CleoKenington, Emergency Surgeon and ASGBI lead for sustainability.
This is everyone's problem - be part of the solution!
Links to helpful sites below:
Resources for how to offer lifestyle advice to prevent disease:
http://makingeverycontactcount.co.uk/training/healthy-lifestyle-information/
https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/making-every-contact-count/
To promote Shared decision making and improved perioperative see Centre for Perioperative care:
https://cpoc.org.uk/about-cpoc
Lean Healthcare pathways
https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/what-we-do/green-surgery-challenge
Companies that produce reusable kit:
Hybrid Laparoscopic Ports, scissors & Clip applicators
https://www.surginno.com/resposable-8-2/
Reprocessed Harmonic scalpels
https://www.vanguard-medical.com/harmonic-scalpel/
The zero waste operating theatre:
https://www.ecoquip.eu/procurement-projects/towards-zero-waste-operating-theatres.html

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