News & Views

The Nitrous Oxide Project

The Nitrous Oxide Project aims to reduce our environmental and financial impact by suppling anaesthetic nitrous oxide gas to our wards by portable cylinders instead of the older piped systems. 

Read more here.  

New Cycle Hub at University Hospital of Wales

As part of our commitment to encouraging sustainable and active travel, we are pleased to announce approval on plans for a new, secure cycle facility at University Hospital of Wales (UHW).

Read more here. 

WCW 2021: Day 5: How Individual Choices Impact the World Climate

We’re all able to contribute to the sustainability agenda at Cardiff and Vale UHB.

Read more about how you can play your part here.

WCW 2021: Day 4: Nature and Climate Resilience

Day 4 of Wales Climate Week 2021 explores the most effective actions, on land and at sea, to reduce the impact of climate change.

Read more about what we’re doing here.

WCW 2021: Day 3: Wales Responding to the Climate Emergency

We’re one of 16 public bodies pledging commitment to the Healthy Travel Charter, encouraging sustainable travel for public sector employees commuting in and around Cardiff.

Read more about how we are working to reduce our emissions.

WCW 2021 – Day 2: Energy & Emissions

If you’ve registered for the second day of Wales Climate Week 2020, you’ll explore how energy impacts everything, and that’s a big issue for Wales and the world.

Read more here about our Re:fit Programme.

WCW 2021 – Day 1: Wales & the World

Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet, our communities, our families and each other. The medical products we use everyday in the Health Board create carbon emissions.

Read more here about how we are making more sustainable choices.

Wales Climate Week 2021

Wales Climate Week 2021 returns from the 22nd – 26th November with a 5-day programme of virtual events.

Read more about how you can get involved here.

Dr Stacey Harris: Our NEW Welsh Clinical Leadership Fellow

Dr. Stacey Harris is our new Welsh Clinical Leadership Fellow. Stacey is a paediatric doctor, with an enthusiasm for quality improvement (QI) work

Read more about Stacey here.

Fitzroy Hutchinson: 1 minute with Fitz

We recently spoke to ‘Green Champion’ Fitzroy Hutchinson about his new role which will see him make more of an impact to the sustainability agenda at Cardiff and Vale.

Read more here.

Amarantha Fennel-Wells: Cultivating Change

Amarantha is the first Welsh Clinical Leadership Fellow focusing on sustainable healthcare. Amarantha has led a pilot project to increase the efficiency of nitrous oxide provision throughout our hospitals. 

She is also a founder member of the Green Health Wales Network.

Read Amarantha’s blog here.