26/04/11

Latest Green Nephrology Update

The winners of the BJRM Renal Innovation Awards were announced during a ceremony at the RSM on 28th March 2011:

  • 1st – Electronic Consultation (Bradford St Luke’s and primary care services)
  • 2nd – Renal Unit Green Project (Royal Cornwall Hospital)
  • 3rd – Development of a Waste Management Programme (Queen Margaret’s Hospital, Dunfermline)

Two projects were highly commended:

Teledialysis (Raigmore Hospital, Inverness and WIck) and Equity of Access to Renal Transplantation (Royal London Hospital).

Well done to all the teams! The principles of sustainable healthcare namely prevention, patient centered care, lean service provision and low carbon alternatives are exemplified in these models of service improvement. For details of the winning projects and other case studies that could assist service improvement click here