Influencing local health organisations

We have groups working to mobilise health professionals and influence local health organisations in the following areas:

  • Bristol
  • Cornwall
  • Cambridge
  • Devon
  • Edinburgh
  • Leeds 
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Oxford
  • West Scotland

If you don’t see your area  on this list and would like to start a local Health Declares group working to influence this organisation, get in touch!  

Get Started – Action Points

Guide to Declaring a Climate Emergency in the Health Sector

This is a document designed to help your Hospital Trust or Royal College make a meaningful declaration. It has been created for us by Sustainability Managers from different trusts across the UK and provides a breakdown of actions trusts can take to reduce their contribution to the climate crisis. Feel free to download and send to your Trust, Board or Royal College.

Template letter to send to your trust

Written by healthcare professionals and used across the UK. Please make a copy in a seperate google document to tailor accordingly.

Communication pack for Declaring

Compiled from our experiences – media techniques used so far in declaring

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Board discussion of potential climate emergency declaration
James Dixon, Sustainability Lead for Newcastle and Tyne NHS Trust ahead of delaring a climate emergency