Letters Helping to tackle climate change

Avoiding thoughtless waste: consider the energy cost of emails in the NHS

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2823 (Published 22 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2823
  1. Bridget K MacDonald, consultant neurologist1
  1. 1St George’s Hospital, London SW17 0RE, UK
  1. bridget.macdonald{at}nhs.net

Chivian’s article on climate change has generated debate, and I agree with respondents who underline that a doctor’s main duty is to ensure that patients are efficiently well cared for within the constraints of the work environment.1 However, we sometimes …

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