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Health News

A group of nine smiling people standing in a tunnel made of bamboo growing over arched supports in the Petrus Community Garden.
Greater Manchester has been testing how nature-based activities can support communities facing the biggest health inequalities as one of seven national green social prescribing areas.
Read more about Greater Manchester celebrates impact of two-year Nature for Health programme

Health Advice

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Pioneering scientific study on minimising air pollution from woodburning stoves and open fires to launch in 2023 - but there are steps people can take now to reduce risks
Read more about Health leaders urge Greater Manchester residents to follow advice on minimising air pollution from woodburning stoves and open fires this winter

Healthy Living

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Greater Manchester patients are speaking out this week to share their experiences of switching to a greener inhaler, with lower emissions.
Read more about Greener inhalers set to improve patient care and help towards a zero carbon Greater Manchester

Health News

This year’s National Recycle Week (17-23 October) will be marked in Greater Manchester with a new push to return, reuse and recycle walking aids such as walking sticks, frames or crutches.
Read more about Walking sticks, frames and crutches now accepted at local recycling centres in Greater Manchester

Health News

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NHS Greater Manchester has unveiled ambitious plans to eliminate carbon emissions from the city region’s health and care system and so play its part in tackling climate change.
Read more about NHS Greater Manchester sets out ambitious plans for a greener NHS

Expert View

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With the one-year anniversary of the national “Delivering a net zero NHS” report and now COP26 there is quite rightly increased focus on the NHS’ impact on the environment.
Read more about The importance of sustainable procurement: a clinician’s view
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