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Facilitator

Information and resources relevant to SAP facilitators, responsible for supporting clinical teams through the SAP programme.

What are the key benefits of Sustainable Action Planning (SAP)?

SAP empowers clinical teams to take an active role in improving the environmental sustainability of healthcare.  Many healthcare organisations are now addressing the social and environmental impacts of their activities, but as yet have not found a way for clinical staff to contribute to this.  At the same time, many individuals working in healthcare are personally committed to sustain

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Workshops

SAP uses two facilitated workshops to help staff learn about sustainable healthcare, identify their priorities and draw up an action plan.  Both workshops are designed to run over two hours.

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SAP resource efficiency tool 5: Opportunity spotting

Ask the team to imagine going walk-about in their workplace and tick the boxes for all the items of possible carbon waste they can identify.

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SAP resource efficiency tool 19: Engaging people

Whom do you need to engage to make your changes happen - and who's already on board?

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SAP pre-questionnaire

The pre-questionnaire is designed to collect the views of team members to help with planning Workshop 1.  The facilitator may wish to fill in the date, time and venue of the workshop and their contact details before giving out the questionnaire to the team.

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Workshops
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Questionnaire
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SAP resource efficiency tool 10: Where are we going?

Once you're team is up and running and the action plan is producing results, you can plot your progress on the climate change and carbon reduction matrix to see where you are on your sustainability journey.
 

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SAP resource efficiency tool 3: Lean questionnaire for staff

Gather ideas from other staff on how the unit can improve its use of natural resources.

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Questionnaire
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SAP resource efficiency tool 17: Sustainable ethics and hard choices

How we behave is an important part in becoming more sustainable. Use these questions to examine the ethics behind your proposed actions.

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SAP resource efficiency tool 8: Initial options and simple prioritising

Group and list possible actions for each issue before deciding which are most important.

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Resource Efficiency Tools
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Prioritisation tool
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