The summer we woke up to the health impact of climate change
Climate change is something that everyone needs to take seriously, and healthcare professionals are no exception. The global weather this…
2018.08.17 / 4min read.
Helping reduce air pollution is good for your health
Getting out of your car cuts air pollution and can make you fitter
2018.07.19 / 2min read.
Mental health issues and air pollution: what’s the link?
With Clean Air Day being marked across the UK on 21st June 2018[i], anyone interested in mental health might like to consider the links…
2018.06.25 / 3min read.
How to fix our air pollution crisis: a surgeon’s view
Why is an Orthopaedic surgeon writing about air pollution? I can declare an interest with two of my children having asthma. We think of…
2018.06.19 / 5min read.
Transforming the climate change narrative into one of optimism, opportunity and relatability
Looking at the pictures from last week’s 44th World Environment Day, it is easy to feel depressed about the state of our planet. The theme…
2018.06.11 / 2min read.
Leadership on climate change is leadership on health
The UK must commit to full decarbonisation to realise the health benefits of acting on climate change
2018.05.16 / 4min read.
The Best Prescription on World Asthma Day? Cleaning up Our Air
Clean air policies can improve life for asthma sufferers, improve health for all of us, and contribute to tackling climate change
2018.04.30 / 4min read.
What does climate change mean for universal health coverage?
This year’s World Health Day focuses on universal health coverage
2018.04.06 / 4min read.
5 surprising health impacts of climate change
Climate change impacts our health in multiple ways, but some health effects are less known than others
2018.03.23 / 3min read.
Treading on thin ice: building climate resilience or going in the wrong direction?
Austerity policies, fuel poverty and rising homelessness make the NHS and our social care system less able to cope under extreme conditions
2018.03.07 / 5min read.