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Environmental sustainability: Overview

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians interested in relevant resources on environmental sustainability, including those available through the ANZCA library.


Watch “N20 or Not?” Ways to mitigate the environmental impact of N20

The Environmental Sustainability Network's (ESN) is pleased to present its first first webinar: "N20 or Not? Ways to mitigate the environmental impact of N20". The session includes thought-provoking presentations by international speaker and founder of the Nitrous Oxide Project, Alifia Chakera, and fellows and experts in the field Dr Matthew Jenks and Dr Rob Burrell. Some of the latest technology solutions for Nitrous Oxide in hospitals are also showcased. The 90-minute webinar concludes with a panel discussion. Dr Beth Hall and Dr Maggie Keys of the ESN executive co-chaired the event. Proudly sponsored by Mediquip.

This session aired live on Tuesday 15 March 6.30pm - 8.00pm AEDT


TRA2SH -Trainee-Led Research and Audit in Anaesthesia for Sustainability in Healthcare.

TRA2SH's mission is "to stimulate a positive culture change in sustainable practices in anaesthesia by promoting curiosity amongst trainees, encouraging reflection and problem-solving within departments, whilst upholding the highest standards of patient care."

TRA2SH's&Trainees - or “Tra2shees” are ANZCA trainee volunteers who are passionate about sustainability in healthcare, and some may be completing their ANZCA Scholar role project through one of the TRA2SH audit projects.TRA2SH&welcomes any new trainees to contact them&and get involved.

TRA2SH website

TRA2SH Twitter -&@tra2sh1

TRA2SH resources

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