Green Impact

Here at Royal Crescent Surgery, we are delighted to have signed up to the Green Impact for health Toolkit and as such are actively taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint.  The climate emergency is also a health emergency and health care in the UK contributes 5.4% of the UK’s carbon emissions.  We need to enhance the health of our current population without compromising the health of future generations.  This means operating within the sustainable boundaries of the planet. Fortunately, most of the solutions for the planet also make our health better – for example eating a mainly plant-based diet, engaging in active travel and exercise in nature, avoiding smoking, reducing pollution etc all enhance our health and reduce our need for medications, with further benefits to the NHS, your health and the carbon footprint of healthcare.  To learn more please see