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Resources for completing the GIfH toolkit

Here you can find a starter pack of resources to help you initiate your journey improving the sustainability of your practice by following the Green Impact for Health Toolkit. You can find each resource under the relevant heading needed to be completed.

For an exemplar of what a sustainability focus looks like in General Practice, see Frome Medical Practice’s sustainability policy.


Save water when you flush


Travel and exercise

Quality improvement

Zero carbon

News and communication

National adult health checklist

National adult health leaflet

National child health checklist

National child health leaflet

National GP Communication pack

Air pollution and health poster 1

Air pollution and health poster 2

Air pollution slide deck – 1234

Food and drinks

Buy fair trade

Vulnerable groups

Energy saving

Switch off the lights

Only boil what you need (for kettles)

Switch it off (computers)

Lighting and equipment responsibility plan form

Healthy Planet

Top ten tips for boosting biodiversity on your GP Estate.

Waste and recycling

Does this have to be shredded?

Double sided printing

Recycle and save paper

Don’t flush old medications

Waste stream – a summary is available here.

Posters for Domestic waste , Offensive waste and Infectious waste are available free here.


Social prescribing

Further posters relevant to the GIFHT can be found here.