Our Sustainable Development team highly commended at awards ceremony

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Sustainability AwardOur Sustainable Development team have come close runners up in two categories at the national Sustainable Health and Care Awards.

Promoting healthy, resilient, energy-efficient and sustainable healthcare services, they were highly commended in two categories.

In Travel and Logistics they were recognised for their outstanding health and wellbeing walking projects for staff and patients, “Lets walk North Bristol” and lunchtime walks.

Also in Sustainable Healthcare Leader of the Year, Head of Sustainable Health and Capital Planning, Tricia Down, was recognised for her contribution to sustainable development.

Tricia said: “With rising pressure on resources due to climate change, becoming more resilient and sustainable needs to be everyone’s business. Thanks to the passion and commitment of the Sustainable Development team and army of champions we are making a difference to all parts of our organisation.”

The team was also shortlisted for Green Space award for converting an outdoor terrace into a herb garden, used by our catering team to make staff and patient meals