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Sustainability in Hospitals: The carbon Footprint of Spine Surgery

Spine Tuesday Webinar on 12 March 2024

Dive into the eco-conscious world of healthcare as the March Spine Tuesday Webinar explores "Sustainability in Hospitals: The Carbon Footprint of Spine Surgery." Join Chair Derek Cawley and experts as they dissect sustainable spine surgery practices, unveil global survey results, and delve into the NHS's strides towards sustainable surgery.

Join the Movement: Participate in EUROSPINE's Sustainability Survey Today

Alongside our upcoming webinar on sustainability in hospitals, we invite you to participate in the EUROSPINE short survey on sustainability. This brief questionnaire, comprising 20 questions, aims to gauge awareness of sustainability measures in spine care. Your insights are invaluable in shaping the future of healthcare practices. Take just 5-8 minutes to contribute to this important initiative. Thank you for your participation!

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Derek Cawley (Chair),  Consultant Spine Surgeon, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland       


Global supply chain and implications for sustainability

Derek Cawley,  Consultant Spine Surgeon, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, Ireland       


Results on a global survey

Aoibheann Duggan, Surgical Resident, University of Galway, Galway Ireland


NHS sustainable surgery

Virginia Ledda, PhD Fellow, NIHR Global Surgery Unit, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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