Conference Agenda

The agenda for the Green Impact for Health Conference, which takes place on 7th February 2020, is below. You can read more about our speakers here

Time Presentation Speaker
10:00am Arrival  Teas (Supported by Pukka and Oatly)
10:30am RCGP Overview of the Conference Dr Amanda Howe, President of the RCGP
10:45am Talk on the RCGP Task and Finish Climate Group Dr Terry Kemple, Sustainability Lead, RCGP
11:15am Our Journey to be Being More Sustainable with the Green Impact Toolkit Karen Creffield, Practice Manager, Frome Medical Practice
11:30am Q&As & Ideas Sharing  
11:45am Break  Teas (Supported by Pukka and Oatly)
12:00pm Sustainable Healthcare - Why Bother? Dr Rebecca Hall, Frome Medical Practice
12:10pm Reducing Prescribing in Practice Dr Helen Kingston and Dr Stevie Gold
12:30pm Embedding  Sustainable Quality Improvement (SusQI) in General Practice Dr James Szymankiewicz, Director of Strategy and Partnerships, Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
12:45pm How to be a Sustainable Organisation Dr Simon Pickering, Principal Ecologist, Ecotricity
13:00pm Lunch Vegan and Raw Food (Supported by Ecotricity)
13:45pm Networking / Health Walk (Optional)  
14:15pm Social and Green Prescribing - Sharing Bright Ideas Jenny Hartnoll, Health Connections Mendip Lead
14:30pm Learning from the Natural World

Alex Hart and Helen Moore, Co Directors and Founder Members, Shared Earth Learning Cooperative

14:45pm Ideas to Reduce Loneliness Patrick Abrahams, Talking Café and Men's Shed
15:00pm Break Teas (Supported by Pukka and Oatly)
15:15pm Green Prescribing Project Dr Sam Evans, Walled Garden Nursery, Mells
15:30pm Escape Pain Initiative Jo Fordham, Health Connections Mendip
15:45pm Working Collaboratively to Achieve Sustainability Anna Francis, Frome Town Council and Johannes Moeller, Edventure
16:15pm Summary Dr Terry Kemple, Sustainability Lead, RCGP
16:30pm End of Conference  
  Plants for Workplace Health and Wellbeing Pilea Plant Shop, Frome