Sustainable Healthcare Lecture

Date and Time: 22/11/2012 18:00 - 20:00
Location: UCS Waterfront Building, Ipswich

Sustainable Healthcare
Dr David Pencheon OBE

UCS’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has great pleasure in inviting you to attend this lecture at 6pm on 22nd November 2012 at UCS Waterfront Building Ipswich.

In his lecture, Dr Pencheon will provide an update on the sustainability challenges and opportunities associated with health and social care. He will explain why a sustainable health service which is both financially and environmentally affordable is essential for the long-term future of healthcare in this country.

Dr Pencheon will also be keen to hear from practitioners about where they feel they have opportunities and responsibilities to act.

Dr Pencheon is Director of the NHS Sustainable Development Unit, which aims to help the NHS fulfil its potential as a leading sustainable and low carbon healthcare service. Established in April 2008, the SDU develops organisations, people, tools, policy and research to enable the NHS to promote sustainable development and mitigate climate change.

From 2001 to 2007 Dr Pencheon was Director of the NHS Eastern Region Public Health Observatory. Previous roles include Director of Public Health and Public Health Training Programme Director in the East of England. Dr Pencheon worked in China in the early 1990s with Save the Children Fund and before this he was a clinician in secondary care.

Dr Pencheon received an OBE in 2012 for his services to public health and particularly for his current work on improving sustainability in the NHS.

Registration is from 5.30pm and the lecture will be given from 6pm to 8pm, with refreshments and networking to follow.

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