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Green Surgery Project Stakeholders

Strategic delivery of the project is overseen by an oversight committee involving key stakeholders
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

The American College of Surgeons is dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.

Infection Prevention Society (IPS)

Our vision is to be a leading influence on IPC practice at a local, national and international level by 2024. We strive to fulfil our vision by informing, promoting and sustaining evidence-based infection prevention policy and practice to create a health and care system where no person’s health and wellbeing is harmed by preventable infection.

Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS)

The school is fully committed to the principles of Outcomes for Graduates; we endorse the value of medical education in a multi-professional context, and promote the highest possible standards in our teaching, clinical practice, and research (both fundamental and applied).

Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC)

CPOC is a cross-organisational, multidisciplinary initiative led by the Royal College of Anaesthetists to facilitate cross-organisational working on perioperative care for patient benefit. CPOC is a partnership between patients and the public, other professional stakeholders including Medical Royal Colleges, NHS England and the equivalent bodies responsible for healthcare in the other UK devolved nations.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons is the leading advocate for surgical standards, professionalism and surgical education in Australia and New Zealand

Association of Surgeons in Training

The Association represents the views of surgical trainees through representation on the councils of the four Royal Colleges of Surgeons, Speciality Advisory Committees and the Joint Committee on Surgical Training as well as numerous other working parties. Unlike many other junior doctor trainee groups, ASiT remains independent of other professional medical organisations and is run by trainees, for trainees, to promote excellence in training.

Sustainable Healthcare Coalition (SHC)

Informing and inspiring global health systems to make the transition to sustainability. The Sustainable Healthcare Coalition is a healthcare sector led group that looks for the greatest opportunities to inspire sustainable practices in healthcare through the collaboration of its members.

The Association of Anaesthetists is an independent organisation that speaks up freely and openly for the interests of anaesthetists and their patients. The Association also influences policy, raises public awareness and are at the forefront of safer anaesthesia, across the world.

The Royal College of Nursing is a membership organisation of over 465,000 registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students.

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is the membership body for paediatricians in the UK and around the world. Founded in 1996 and now with about 20,000 members in the UK and internationally, they play a major role in postgraduate medical education, professional standards, research and policy.

The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (CSH) is a registered charity that develops knowledge and resources to support the NHS and other health systems to reach net zero carbon and wider sustainability.

The Greener NHS programme works with staff, hospitals and partners. They build on the great work being done by trusts across the country, sharing ideas on how to reduce the impact on public health and the environment, save money and reach net carbon zero.

The role of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is to safeguard the health and welfare of animals committed to veterinary care through the regulation of the educational, ethical and clinical standards of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, thereby protecting the interests of those dependent on animals, and assuring public health. It also acts as an impartial source of informed opinion on relevant veterinary matters.

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) works to improve women’s healthcare across the world. They are committed to developing the accessibility and quality of education, training and assessments for doctors wishing to specialise in O&G.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is  a worldwide community of inspiring health professionals working together to advance the profession and improve patient care.

The Royal College of Surgeons of England provides world-class education, assessment and development to 30,000 surgeons, dental professionals and members of the wider surgical and dental care teams, at all stages of their career. Their vision is to see excellent surgical care for everyone. They do this by setting professional standards, facilitating research and championing the best outcomes for patients.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) ensures the safety of patients and provides them with the best possible care. They do this by championing the highest standards of surgical and dental practice; through their provision of courses and educational programmes, training, examinations and Continuous Professional Development; liaising with external medical bodies; and by influencing healthcare policy across the UK.

The Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (CSCRS) is dedicated to setting and maintaining high professional and ethical standards to disseminate knowledge and encourage teaching and research related to colorectal disease.  The Society supports and promotes self-education, further development of the specialty, establishing post-graduate training and research, involvement in collaborative studies, and regional promotion of the specialty.

The British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS) was established in 1953 and they endeavour to raise standards in paediatric surgery through education and research.

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) aims to enhance the quality of care and patient safety in the NHS and the independent sector throughout the UK. AfPP also works to encourage the exchange of professional information between members and co-operation with other professional bodies.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) is founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland.

The National Health Service is the publicly funded healthcare system in England, and one of the four National Health Service systems in the United Kingdom.