Primary Care NEL

E6: Net Zero (Let's go greener)

July 12, 2022 Season 1 Episode 6
Primary Care NEL
E6: Net Zero (Let's go greener)
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IN THIS EPISODE Munir Adam talks to Sharon Christy about Net Zero, a policy which the NHS has signed up to, and which will affect all of us in due course.

We'll cover:  What Net Zero is; why it is relevant to us in Primary Care, and what we can do about it.

SPECIAL THANKS to the guest speaker:  Sharon Christy, GP in Tower Hamlets, North-East London Primary Care Net Zero Clinical Co-Lead 


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Today's topic
Introduce speaker
What is Net-Zero
Why relevant to busy clinicians in NEL?
What can a busy clinician possibly do?
Impact of our Prescriptions
Travel green
Patient self-care & empowerment
Reducing waste
A changing culture?
Support and Resources
Greener Practice Network
Closing comments