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NHS Forest Conference 28/9/15


28 September 2015


10:00 – 15:30


University Hospital Birmingham, Mindlesohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2GW


Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

The event

The theme of the conference is increasing the value of Health and Wellbeing in your green space and we will be showcasing and sharing best practice in this area through presentations and workshops. Our hosts are University Hospital, Birmingham, who will be showing us around their fantastic orchard and community garden in the afternoon. We look forward to welcoming all sectors of healthcare. We will also be presenting five awards. Share your ideas with us on how you use the great outdoors therapeutically. To find out more please go to our NHS Forest webpage The day includes:

  • A workshop discussing how to increase the value of health and wellbeing in your green space
  • An awards ceremony,
  • An opportunity to learn more about the interface between health and the environment through a guided walk to include the planting at University Hospital, Birmingham
  • A chance to meet NHS, forestry and community engagement professionals

NHS Forest Award Categories:

  1. Most Innovative Forest Site Award (judged by panel)
  2. Best Community engagement at an NHS Forest site
  3. Largest number of trees plantet
  4. Significant contribution to the NHS Forest project

Booking and further information

Please book online. Places are £30. For further information please email Sarah Dandy at sarah.dandy@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk.      

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