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The patient’s carbon footprint journey

The Patient's Carbon Footprint Journey

In this video we will join Steve, a retired builder, and follow him on his patient journey from referral to diagnosis and treatment decision.

The storyboard for this video was created with Dr May Newmarch. May is an anaesthetic fellow in New Zealand. She started her training in the UK, and is now finishing it in NZ. Improving sustainability both in medicine and outside is something that she holds dear.

Think about the opportunities, on his journey, to reduce the carbon impact of the healthcare pathway. We will join Steve again in the next section, on his operative journey.

The voice-over is by Dr Connie Sturgess.

Dr Connie Sturgess studied medicine at University College London and is now working as a junior doctor in Leeds, UK. Her work interests include emergency medicine, trauma and promoting environmental sustainability.

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