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Five minutes with . . . Terry Kemple on the Green Impact for Health toolkit

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 08 October 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4215
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The former RCGP president discusses a toolkit designed to help GPs make their practices more environmentally friendly

“We all know that we need to look after the planet better and be more sustainable, and we’re all concerned about climate change. But, as a GP, what can you actually do? The answer is to ‘think global but act local.’

“With the Green Impact for Health toolkit we wanted to keep it simple. So we’ve come up with a variety of actions that range from easy to moderate to difficult, all of which are relevant for general practice. The toolkit, which is free for all GPs, explains why you should make these changes: what the evidence …

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