Lawrence House Group Climate Pledge

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Lawrence House Group is delighted to be signed up to the Green Impact for Health Toolkit and is actively taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint. Whilst we caretake JS medical practice we commit to reduce the carbon footprint of this practice alongside our own.

The climate emergency is also a health emergency, and health care in the UK contributes 4-5% of the UK’s carbon emissions. We need to enhance the health of today’s population without compromising the health of future generations, and this means operating within the sustainable boundaries of the planet. Fortunately, most of the solutions for the planet also make our health better – for example eating a mainly plant-based diet, engaging in active travel and exercise in nature, avoiding smoking, reducing pollution etc. These all enhance our health and reduce our need for medications, with further benefits to the NHS, your health and the carbon footprint of healthcare. Take a look at to learn more about this.

We encourage all patients visiting the practice to travel where possible on foot or by public transport. Car parking is reserved for disabled patients or visitors.