Commissioning: Consortia and carbon emissions

Cooper, Andrew
March 2011
GP: General Practitioner;3/25/2011, p51
The author reports on Great Britain's National Health Service (NHS) policy on sustainability in clinical and commissioning decisions. It states to achieve carbon emission reduction, NHS Sustainable Development Unit (NHSSDU), devised a carbon reduction strategy for England in 2009. However the change in government, resulted in launch of a project by NHSSDU, whose aim is to ensure that general practitioners (GPs) and consortia look at sustainability as a means of achieving other ends.


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