Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sligo Regional Hospital Environmental Awareness Day

Sligo Regional Hospital recently held an environmental awareness day for it’s staff and visitors. The event was run by the HSE Estates Department and Sligo Regional Hospital Group. Speakers from the Green Healthcare Programme, SRCL and National Healthcare Sustainability Office, ran training sessions for staff on various aspects of waste management, waste prevention and implementing […]

HSE produces videos on sustainability in healthcare

On May 6th, 2014, the HSE’s National Healthcare Sustainability Office (NHSO) ran a very successful National Seminar on Sustainable Health Systems. The well attended seminar, held in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, explored how all healthcare staff have a role to play in creating a sustainable healthcare service. The seminar also showcased the work already being carried […]

New documents added to our library of resources

We have combined our individual guidance documents into two booklets; one for Food Waste and one for Landfill, Recycling and Healthcare Risk Waste (HCRW).These booklets should provide an easy to use single information compendium to aid staff who are implementing waste prevention measures in their healthcare facility. A limited number of hard copies are available, […]