Less waste, more health: A health professional’s guide to reducing waste

Royal College of Physicians, April 2018

This report report explains how health professionals can positively influence societal health and wellbeing by making simple changes to the procurement and disposal of medical supplies. It offers case studies and 12 recommendations setting out how everyone from individual to trust level can: positively influence the health of patients; aid financial savings; and shape the impact of the NHS on the environment.

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The health and care professions (public health specialists and miscellaneous amendments) order 2015: a consultation

Department of Health, September 2014

Non-medical or dental public health specialists are going to be subject to statutory regulation by the Health and Care Professions Council instead of registering on the voluntary list currently held by the UK Public Health Register. The draft order contains the details of how this regulation will work in practice.  This consultation closes on 17 October 2014.

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