The challenges the planet faces through climate change have been clearly articulated – and the challenges we all face in our roles as supporters, workers and leaders in the health sector in England are also well known.
Previously, Director of the NHS Eastern Region Public Health Observatory from 2001 to 2007, serving the East of England. He has worked as joint Director of Public Health, a Public Health Training Programme Director in the East of England, with the NHS R&D programme, and in China in the early 1990s with Save the Children Fund (UK). Prior to that he was clinician in secondary care.
By now I hope you will have heard that the health sector has hit its first target in the bid to limit climate change. The NHS, social care, and we in the public health system have reduced our carbon emissions …
Health organisations and health professionals are notoriously focussed on the here and now. That's highly understandable when historically we have most often been called on to meet urgent and important demands. However, despite the world changing more rapidly than ever …
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