Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is an international centre of excellence in child healthcare. Since its formation in 1852, the hospital has been dedicated to children, putting the child first and always. With over 240,000 patients visiting each year, we are finding new and better ways to treat childhood illnesses. We believe our environmental impact is closely linked to health and well-being. Our vision is to provide world class healthcare whilst being environmentally responsible, limiting our energy, water use and waste production. We are making improvements to our buildings and processes to create the best surroundings and services for our patients and staff.

Our energy use

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Recent Blog posts

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Operation TLC – Creating healing environments

The Operation TLC team is visiting all in-patient wards at GOSH; discussing the benefits of natural light and distributing Operation TLC packs and goodie boxes. Simply turning lights down or off, opening curtains and making the best of use of natural…

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Written by Great Ormond Street Hospital on 21st August 2015

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Response to Feedback - The Plan

We received a great bit of Feedback on the 2nd July asking about our Sustainability Plan and our energy suppliers. We aim to always respond to the feedback we receive so here are the answers to your questions.…

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Written by Great Ormond Street Hospital on 22nd July 2015

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The GOSH Sustainability Challenge - And the winners are.....

We have finished counting the entries and are delighted to announce the winners…

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Written by Great Ormond Street Hospital on 17th July 2015

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Recent Stories

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Great Ormond Street Hospital has published a blog post: Operation TLC – Creating healing environments

The Operation TLC team is visiting all in-patient wards at GOSH; discussing the benefits of natural light and distributing Operation TLC packs and goodie boxes. Simply turning lights down or off, opening curtains and making the best of use of natural

21st August 2015 2 comments! Add your voice to the conversation!
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Great Ormond Street Hospital has published a blog post: Response to Feedback - The Plan

We received a great bit of Feedback on the 2nd July asking about our Sustainability Plan and our energy suppliers. We aim to always respond to the feedback we receive so here are the answers to your questions.

31st July 2015 1 comment! Add your voice to the conversation!
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Great Ormond Street Hospital has published a blog post: The GOSH Sustainability Challenge - And the winners are.....

We have finished counting the entries and are delighted to announce the winners

17th July 2015 1 comment! Add your voice to the conversation!
Nick from Great Ormond Street Hospital says:

Reducing carbon emissions – Skanska is minimising the number of vehicles visiting the GOSH construction site to reduce levels of carbon emissions and impact on air quality in this busy clinical and residential area.

14th July 2015
Jenni from Great Ormond Street Hospital says:

I am big believer in recycling and will do my absolute hardest to recycle most things at home! This is a big bug bear of mine!! Recycle please!

3rd July 2015
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Our Commitment

GOSH's Sustainability Commitment

GOSH is committed to providing world-class healthcare whilst being environmentally responsible. We are making improvements to our buildings and processes, and can achieve our ambitious goals with the help of all of our staff and partners.

Our Environmental Targets are:
· 34% reduction in our Carbon Footprint by 2020 against our 2012/13 baseline
· 35% reduction in our water consumption by the end of 2015/16 from our 2012/13 baseline
· 30% reduction in our general waste production by the end of 2014/15 against our 2012/13 baseline.

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12 people from Great Ormond Street Hospital back our commitment for 6 different reasons.

Study our data

Great Ormond Street Hospital shares its sustainability data so that everybody can help to identify new savings and suggest improvements. The icons below show the utility data currently available for each year.

If you have ideas on how Great Ormond Street Hospital could use energy more efficiently, please let us know!

2017

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2016

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2015

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2014

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Postcards

  • Energy Efficient Light Bulbs and water saving shower and tap heads installed at home.

    A CarbonCulture@Great Ormond Street Hospital member
  • I will cycle to and from work at least 4 days per week (even in the winter)

    A CarbonCulture@Great Ormond Street Hospital member
  • Run fun workshops with young patients on sustainability/environment/recycling

    A CarbonCulture@Great Ormond Street Hospital member

At Great Ormond Street Hospital our members have suggested 118 ideas to save energy and carbon. Do you have an idea for how to save energy?

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Our estate

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