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We are dedicated to supporting the NHS to reach its net zero targets. We recognise our cross-functional role and the power of collaboration to influence positive change.

Our Sustainability Approach

Five strategic priority areas underpin our commitment to a greener future, each has a direct impact on our community and the environment. By aligning our efforts with these key pillars, we aim to support the NHS in achieving its net zero goals.
Watch this video from Heidi Barnard, Head of Sustainability at NHS Supply Chain to learn more about our approach to a greener future.

Our Latest Sustainability News

Establishing the Link Between Value Based Procurement and the Delivery of a Sustainable NHS

Read a report co-authored by Stephanie Gibney, Sustainability Manager and Brian Mangan, FCIPS on the environmental and sustainability benefits VBP can deliver.

Aseptic Hand Hygiene: The Nail Pick Solution Reducing Single Use Plastic

A case study demonstrating a sustainable switch that could reduce single use plastic and cardboard packaging in your trust.

NHS Supply Chain Working Towards Net Zero – Over 200,000 A4 Sheets of Paper Saved Every Year

Read this news article on how we have made a CO2e saving and improved service to our Community Trust partners.

Meet The Team

Heidi Barnard - Head of Sustainability

Heidi Barnard
Head of Sustainability

Rosy Bennett - Sustainability Manager

Rosy Bennett
Sustainability Manager

Stephanie Gibney - Sustainability Manager

Stephanie Gibney
Sustainability Manager

Martin Toomey - Sustainability Manager

Martin Toomey
Sustainability Manager

Jade Gaffney - Sustainability Advisor

Jade Gaffney
Sustainability Advisor

Downloads ▼

  • NHS Supply Chain Sustainability Approach 2024 - 2025

    Updated January 2024
  • NHS Supply Chain's Carbon Reduction Plan

    Our commitment and alignment to a 'Greener NHS.'
  • Greener NHS - Delivering a Net Zero NHS Report

    Download a copy of the Greener NHS 'Delivering a Net Zero NHS Report'
  • ISO 14001 Certificate

    ISO14001:2015 Certification for Environmental Management Systems.