What can I do Professionally

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DITCH THE DES

We've learned the facts. Only use if it absolutely clinically necessary. 

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THINK TIVA

Propofol TIVA has a carbon footprint 4 orders of magnitude lower than volatile, even with the plastic, pump and sets.

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GO LOW FLOW

If you need to use volatile, use Sevo at LOW flows. Compound A does NOT cause renal injury in humans.

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STOP THE SUD

We need to fight back the move to single use items. The evidence is poor, the effects are large.

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DONT BE WASTER

Stop drawing up drugs "just in case", if you don't think you will need it, don't open it

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DEMAND MORE

If you want change in your trust, form a local group and put the pressure on your trust to declare a  climate emergency. 

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SAY NO TO N20

We have learned abut the significant impact of N20. Its time to let it go,

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RELISH RA

Avoiding a GA  and using regional techniques is a great way to prevent AGPs and lower you carbon footprint.

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SWITCH IT OFF

Turn of the AGSS, Lights, Machines, PCs and ensure the ventilation is in set back mode overnight.

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TRAVEL SMART

Its timeto get staff, patients and visitors out of cars using Telemedicine, Virtual Conferences and Active Transport. 

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MDI to DPI

Where possible switch your patients from metred dose inhalers to dry powder.

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BETTER BINS

We need recycle more and practice safe waste management.

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