Sustainability at CTMUHB

Cwm Taf Morgannwg (CTM) UHB is committed, from Board level to the shopfloor, to implementing the NHS Wales Decarbonisation Strategic Delivery Plan.

 

A working group comprising the Executive, Facilities, Innovation, Strategic and Operational Planning and Senior Clinicians will deliver this within a framework provided by the four principles of Sustainable Healthcare:

  • Prevention

  • Patient self-care

  • Lean service delivery

  • Low carbon alternatives.

 

These principles are in alignment with CTM UHB’s strategic goals.

 

A number of projects and initiatives are taking place across the organisation, including:

  • Clinical Projects

  • Non-Clinical Projects

    • Environmental management

    • Energy

    • Waste

      • Food waste collections have diverted 230 tonnes of waste from landfill to anaerobic digestion treatment for electricity generation this year (2020-2021).

      • e: Craig.Edwards@wales.nhs.uk

    • Travel and transport

      • A wide number of initiatives have been implemented, including:

        • Cycle to Work and Cycle Mileage Claims

        • Public Transport Options Discounted Concessions

        • Car Sharing Scheme; Electric Pool Cars

        • Shuttle Bus

        • Home working is encouraged and, accelerated by the effects of the pandemic, there are now 2,594 homeworkers (2020-2021) compared to 769 in 2018-2019

      • e: Wayne.Lewis4@wales.nhs.uk

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