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New report evaluates environmental impact of NHS

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7447.1036-e (Published 29 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1036
  1. Chibuzo Odigwe
  1. BMJ

    The NHS's “ecological footprint”—an indication in land area of an organisation's consumption ofnatural resources—is about five million hectares, about a fifth of the acreage of the United Kingdom, says a new report.

    The report gives details of a study that was begun in 2001 to assess the environmental impact of NHS activities and was launched in London last …

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