Anaesthetic gases are 5% of a hospital's carbon footprint. The highest impact gases are desflurane and nitrous oxide due to their extremely high carbon footprint. We need to swiftly implement solutions such as alternative anaesthetics, analgesics, destruction technologies, and address system and gas leakages.
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An Anaesthetics Net Zero Lead to support this program will be appointed later this year.
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