The latest FAO conference on Food Security and Nutrition from the 13-15th May had a number of key messages which fit...
The NHS Forest is an exciting national project coordinated by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. The project’s central aims are:
- Improving health of staff, patients and communities through increasing access to green space on or near to NHS land.
- Greening the NHS Estates and with a target of 1 tree per employee amounting to 1.3 million trees.
- Encouraging greater social cohesion between NHS sites and the local community.
- Bringing together a range of professionals and volunteers to produce woodland that includes the use of art, food crops, woodfuel and biodiversity.
The NHS Forest is starting its main phase, having completed a pilot phase in 2009. This is a UK-wide project - do get involved!
Click on the button to add a tree to the NHS Forest