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The UK's primary care sustainability network

North London

Greener Practice North London is a community of healthcare workers brought together by our principle aim to make local primary care systems more environmentally sustainable. We meet every 6 weeks and also have an active WhatsApp group to share ideas, resources and learn from each other. We also work closely with the South London group and often have shared meetings. We hope to cultivate an inclusive and innovative environment for anyone interested in this field with absolutely no prior experience or minimum level of engagement required.

If you would like to find out more, please either fill out this form to join or don’t hesitate to contact us at greenerpracticenorthlondon@gmail.com.

Co-Chair: Sarah Yamamoto

Sarah is a GP working in North London and co-chair of the North London Greener Practice group. Her practice has been awarded the Green Impact for Health Silver Award and she hopes to continue this great work by leading ‘clean air champion’ and greener prescribing QI projects. She is also studying a post-graduate degree in ‘healthcare in practice’ to develop leadership and research skills in the field of sustainable healthcare.

Co-Chair: Sharon Christy

Sharon is a GP in East London currently working in Barking and Bow. She started co-chairing the Greener Practice North London group in February 2022 and has also been a net zero co-clinical lead for the North East London CCG since March 2022. She is particularly interested in air pollution, active travel and the impact of climate change on health inequalities.

Here’s a snapshot of some of the things our members have been up to. Come join us to find out more and get involved!

Air quality summit with Sadiq Khan
BMJ article
Greener Practice North and South London leads
Highbury jumble trail
London COP26 protest
London COP26 protest
London COP26 protest
London COP26 protest
London COP26 protest
Pulse article
Silvertown tunnel protest
Silvertown tunnel protest
London Health Equity Festival
Radio 4 interview
Story garden
Tower Hamlets declares
NEL health equity scholars
North East London Ride for Their Lives