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Adaptation to Climate Change - Planning guidance for health and social care organisations (2014)

Description

Adverse weather events and climate change are affecting people and services alread today and due to the impacts of climate change organisations need to adapt to, and prepare for, that threat.

This guidance aim is to summarise the current knowledge on adapting to climate change in NHS organisations. It describes what climate change adaptation is, why it is a priority for the NHS and how organisations can include adaptation in their Sustainable Development Management Plans (SDMPs).

Reference information

Websites:
Source:
NHS England and Public Health England

Keywords

Climate impacts

Extreme Temperatures, Flooding, Ice and Snow, Storms

Elements

Adaptation Plans and Strategies

Sectors

Health

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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