Working with our supply chain to deliver ethical and sustainable procurement

All NUTH-controlled procurement activity includes a sustainability assessment for specification and evaluation criteria inclusion

There is input from the Sustainability Team into all Procurement Request Forms (PRFs), and we encourage our supply chain to reduce their environmental impact.

Meat Free Mondays at the RVI, Freeman and Regent Point, plus veggie/vegan options every day to provide lower carbon, nutritious food to staff and visitors.

Removed a number of disposable plastics from the catering department, and limited the purchase of other single use plastics (such as straws) to areas where there is an identified clinical need

Moved to 100% recycled paper in 2018

Modern slavery statement signed by Dame Jackie Daniel and publically available on the Trust website

Sign up to be a Green Champion – email environment@nuth.nhs.uk

Sign up a Green Impact Team for your area – email environment@nuth.nhs.uk

Follow the Sustainability Team on Twitter – @SustainableNUTH

If you are responsible for requisitions/ordering make sure you have read our Sustainable Procurement Policy

Find out about carrying out a single-use plastics audit in your area of work email environment@nuth.nhs.uk

Flourish is our approach to supporting staff at Newcastle Hospitals. For more information please contact flourish@nuth.nhs.uk