What Would a Transition Hospital Look Like?

May 12, 2014 at 10:23 am Leave a comment

by Rob Hopkins, Transition Culture, May 2014


I want to ask the question “what would a Transition hospital look like?”  In many communities, the hospital is one of the largest employers, the largest procurer of food and energy, and a key focal point for many people in the community.

This month we’ll be looking at how public health professionals are already responding to challenges of climate change and resource depletion and at how a more Transition-inspired approach might help to deepen that.  We’ll be talking to nurses and doctors, to those responsible for sustainability within the National Health Service and to one of the authors behind The Lancet’s extraordinary recent ‘Manifesto for Planetary Health’.  We’ll hear from people involved in Transition who are doing great work in their communities to make them healthier places, from the author of the first Health Impact Assessment of a Transition town, and from the people working to make whole cities healthier places.

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Entry filed under: Health/Wellness.

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