About the programme
Medicines contribute to 25% of the NHS carbon footprint and can have other environmental impacts including waterway pollution. The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network has set up this Pharmacy Environmental Sustainability Network in October 2022 as a safe space to connect and network with other likeminded professionals from across the West Midlands to discuss medicine-related environmental sustainability topics.
We will seek to share, contribute learning and best practice to improve the considerable impact medicines have on the environment. The West Midlands Pharmacy Environmental Sustainability group will provide a virtual platform for collaboration; to share challenges, successes, and resources to help pharmacy teams contribute to NHS Net Zero Targets and improve the environmental impact of medicines use.
Find out more
Get in touch with a member of the project team below to find out how you can get involved.