The workshops will provide delegates with an opportunity to engage with providers to enable progress on embedding carbon and financial reducing schemes. Workshop rooms do have a capacity therefore we ask delegates to choose in advance by filling in the form below. Delegates must choose 1 workshop from each session. All workshop presentations will be made available 7-10 days after the Conference.

Confirmed Workshops

Session 1

  • How to Set Up or Improve Your Furniture Reuse Programme - NHS Scotland Case Studies delivered by Daniel O’Connor, Director, Warp-It

    The savings from reuse could be £1M per year for NHS Scotland, with minimal cost investment. In this session sevral Scottish Boards give their top tips and short cuts to success. You will leave this Workshop with a clear way forward to realising more savings
  • Place Making delivered by Kat Hasler, Development Manager, Place Standard, NHS Health Scotland

    Kat will reinforce the critical role of planning authorities in shaping the health and well-being of populations whilst tackling inequalities. She will discuss some practical mechanisms to enable this; such as the community empowerment legislation and the range of key actions contained within the recently approved Place Standard Implementation Plan 2016/19


  • Climate Change Plan: Implications and Opportunities for Healthcare Kathryn Dapré, Head of Engineering, Energy & Sustainability, NHS National Services Scotland

    This year has seen the publication Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan. This sets out how Scotland will achieve the challenging carbon reduction targets required by the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 and the more recent Paris Climate Agreement. The implications for NHSScotland are significant, not just for energy consumption of our estate, but across all aspects of our day-to-day operations. This workshop will outline Climate Change Plan requirements and recommendations, how these will impact on healthcare services in Scotland, and will explore ways that these requirements can be met without compromising NHS core business.

Session 2

  • Energy efficiency delivered by James Paine, Key Account Director, PCMG

    In this session James will run through the details of an energy cost recovery audit highlihgting the infomation required from clients up front, the processes in a little more detail, the likely outcomes and a range of case studies.
  • Natural Environment and Greenspace delivered by Kevin Lafferty, National Policy Advisor for Access, Health & Recreation, Forestry Commission Scotland

    Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) is the process of obtaining feedback on a building's performance in use. The value of POE is being increasingly recognised, and it is becoming mandatory on many public projects;Identify any gaps in communication and understanding that impact on the building operation; What can these tell us about hospital and domestic accommodation that reflect on achieving better healthcare and healthier communities.
  • Post Occupancy Evaluation -  How This Can Improve Environmental and Social Benefits Within The Sector delivered by Professor Flora Samuel, Professor of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Reading

    NHS Greenspace for Health Partnerships - to test partnership models that contribute to the management of NHS greenspace and its use by patients, staff, visitors and local community
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