NetZero: Theatre Departments - Implementation of the Green Theatre Checklist
22nd November 2023
The Royal Surgical Colleges launched the Green Theatre Checklist in November 2022 as part of an intercollegiate approach to improve surgical sustainability. On its one year anniversary we discuss its successes, its pitfalls and how you can get involved.
This Intercollegiate webinar, run in partnership with RCSEng, is part of a series of NetZero webinars on sustainable surgery. Following release of the Green Theatre Checklist we plan to highlight its successful implementation in trusts, look at ways in which it can be adapted for use, and engage members and fellows in ways they can make sustainable changes to their day to day practice.
By the end of the webinar participants will understand more about sustainability, be able to make a difference from tomorrow, and have the tools to lead significant change in their departments.
Our panellists include:
Jasmine Winter Beatty - Jasmine Winter Beatty is a surgical registrar in the North-West London deanery. She is a Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College, a partner in the Green Surgery Project and Sustainability Champion for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Katherine Hurst - Katherine Hurst is a surgical registrar in the Thames Valley Deanery. She is a member of RCSEd Council and currently chairs the Trainees committee and the Sustainability Champions.
James Chu - James Chu is a medical student at BSMS. He is a member of the Planetary Health Report Card initiative and a Sustainability Champion for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Andrew Stevenson - Andrew Stevenson is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Taunton, and co-chair of the RCS Eng Sustainability in Surgery Group.
Alyss Robinson - Alyss has recently completed Core Surgical Training in the Kent Surrey and Sussex Deanery, she is a Green Ambassador at Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead and is a Sustainability Champion for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Siya Lodhia - Siya Lodhia (BMedSci MRCS) is a general surgical registrar training in southwest London. She has taken time out of registrar training to focus on research. Her topic is understanding the attitudes, facilitators and barriers of staff around sustainability in operating theatres. Furthermore, she is trying to overcome these by implementing a green theatre.
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