National Health Sustainability Office

“Sustainable development is about human wellbeing – enabling people to lead healthy and economically productive lives in a healthy environment, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”

Tony O’Brien, Director General of the Health Service speaking at the NHSO Sustainability Seminar 2014


Sustainability Strategy for Health 2017 - 2019

The Sustainability Strategy for Health is the first step on the pathway to achieving a more sustainable health system. It sets out the Health Services strategic plan to deliver on our commitment to become a leading sustainable organisation delivering low carbon quality sustainable healthcare, with the purpose of preserving natural resources, reducing carbon emissions, mitigating the effects of climate change and safeguarding high quality patient care.


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