Monday 17 February 2020
1 Day A Week sustainability campaign launches
A new campaign called 1 Day A Week has launched at Leeds Teaching Hospitals to encourage staff to travel to work more sustainably. All Trust staff have been encouraged to pledge to make a small reduction in the amount they drive to work.
1 Day A Week has been made possible through funding from Leeds City Council’s Modal Shift Competition, which aims to help tackle air pollution and...
Monday 20 January 2020
New lower emission shuttle buses launched
The Trust’s transport team are vital to the everyday running of the hospitals, operating a fleet of 45 vehicles which deliver and collect everything from blood test samples to patient...
Thursday 4 April 2019
Working in partnership with Costa
Leeds Teaching Hospital's sustainability team have been working closely with Costa who are supporting the Trust's GRASP campaign to become one of only a handful of green NHS trusts in the UK.
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Leeds Teaching Hospitals announced as Sustainable Health and Care Awards finalist
Leeds Teaching Hospitals has been selected as a finalist in two categories in the health and care sustainability awards.
The Trust is in the running for the Care and clinical practice award...
Monday 2 July 2018
NHS Sustainable Health and Care week
Leeds Teaching Hospital's sustainability team have been collaborating with NHS confederation as part of NHS Sustainable Health and Care week.
A group of volunteers from NHS confederation visited St James’s Hospital...
Tuesday 1 August 2017
St James’s Way edible food trail launches
As part of the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Sustainability GRASP campaign, the sustainability group have now delivered an exciting project involving a series of food gardens across the St James’s hospital...
Thursday 15 June 2017
First full electric vehicle for Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Working in partnership with Leeds City Council, Leeds Teaching Hospitals has launched its first electric vehicle.
The new electric vehicle, a Nissan e-NV200 van, will be used for a range of...
Monday 16 November 2015
New partnership set to increase recycling at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) has teamed up with Yorkshire waste management company Yorwaste to improve on recycling rates across the hospital sites in Leeds.
LTHT and Yorwaste are...