Greener PCPA Aims:

  • Build awareness and highlight best practice in sustainability and greener practice.
  • Inspire and inform fellow pharmacy professionals.
  • Offer practical and pragmatic ways of working on the climate change agenda within a personal and professional context.

"The climate crisis is a healthcare crisis"


Join the Greener PCPA Telegram Group

Share top tips and information. Ask questions and network with like minded colleagues. 

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Greener PCPA Newsletter

Find out here what's next for Greener PCPA and how to support your practice to:- Reduce energy consumption- Change to lower carbon footprint inhalers

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Watch the Greener PCPA Webinars:

The impact of Air pollution and climate change on our patients with asthma.

Chair: Wendy Tyler-Batt, Greener PCPA Lead, Clinical GP Pharmacist & Sustainability Lead, Gloucestershire

Speaker: Anna Murphy, Consultant Respiratory Pharmacist, Co-chair Medicine Optimisation working group at Taskforce for Lung Health

Key takeaways:

  • Link between air pollution, climate change and the impact on people with asthma
  • The link between air pollution and health inequalities and people with asthma
  • How to communicate with people with asthma to optimise inhaler therapy; gain confidence in changing device type, improve outcomes and reduce SABA overuse

Watch HERE

Changing prescribing behaviour: Using Open Prescribing to encourage greener prescribing

Chair: Nuala Hampson, Greener PCPA Lead, Lead Facilitator, Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Speaker: Brian MacKenna, Director of NHS Service Analytics, Bennett Institute for Applied Data Science, Pharmacist Adviser, NHS England

Key Takeaways:

  • An introduction to behaviour change
  • Live demo of Open Prescribing and how to use it for Greener NHS work
  • What makes prescribers change their behaviour - examples from OpenPrescribing research

Watch HERE

Listen to the Greener PCPA Podcasts

How a whole food plant-based diet can support better health

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Notes and further reading for the Greener PCPA Podcast: How a whole food plant-based diet can support better health 

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Good pharmacy practice is sustainable healthcare. Top tips for engaging with patients and colleagues on sustainable healthcare

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