Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:


  • describe sustainable healthcare using two different frameworks: the Triple Bottom Line and the Four Principles of Sustainable Healthcare


  • demonstrate how sustainability concepts – the carbon footprint, green care and the impact of climate change – apply to key areas of mental healthcare


  • list some simple changes that can be implemented into everyday practice to improve local sustainability


  • apply this knowledge in order to evaluate the sustainability of services.



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