The College believes that general practice has a key role to play in raising awareness of the impacts of climate change on health, in social leadership and the promotion of appropriate lifestyle choices and in supporting health sector movement towards sustainable systems.

Climate Change and Sustainability

'The current and projected effects of climate change on health and equity led the College to believe that general practice has a key role to play in raising awareness of the impacts of climate change on health, in social leadership and the promotion of appropriate lifestyle choices and in supporting health sector movement towards sustainable systems.'

Read the College's position statement on climate change and sustainability

We have also developed recommendations for GPs and for the College which are available to members through the Dashboard.

To support members and the sector to become more environmentally sustainable, the College has revised and updated the Greening General Practice guide; a toolkit for sustainable practice.

 

Position statement Climate Change


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