Surgeons operating on a patient

Theatres produce 30% of a hospital’s waste.


Access useful resources about net zero surgery:

Sustainable surgery: the first "net zero" operation in the NHS. 2022.
Watch the NHS surgical team discuss the significance and impact of the first recorded net zero operation in the NHS.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England have released a Sustainability in the operating theatre: A guide to good practice., with practical recommendations for surgeons and members of the surgical team.


Access useful publications about surgery.

Contact us

A Surgery Net Zero Lead to support this program will be appointed later this year. Email us if you have any questions.

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