Green nurses and midwives Facebook group

Sustainability networking and education

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Nursing for the environment - INTENSIVE

Hate the waste? Recycle at home but not at work? Want to be a part of a quality project that cleans up the way your department practices healthcare?

Nursing for the environment – INTENSIVE is a practical and informational course designed to strengthen your advocacy and leadership around climate mitigation and environmentally sustainable workplace practice. Learn about governance requirements, speak with a range of experts, and develop an action plan.
This course is suitable for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives and personal care workers.

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Online CPD

‘I’d love to be a part of sustainability in my workplace, but I don’t know where to start.’

Want to know how to get started in sustainability or start a green team?
This is one of the most common requests for assistance the ANMF (Vic Branch) Health and Environmental Officer receives. 


Introducing sustainability: How to start a green team is a teaching module developed in response.

On completion of this module, you will have learned how to:

  • Start a green team in your workplace.
  • Justify sustainable healthcare practice for colleagues and management.
  • Recruit green team members.
  • Develop an agenda for your first meeting.
  • Identify potential workplace projects and opportunities.

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Green nurses and midwives Facebook group

A networking group to connect health professionals passionate about making real improvements to sustainability in healthcare. Please share your resources, tips, tricks and encouragement in green health initiatives. This group has been set up following the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation's Health and Environment Sustainability Conference 2016, but we welcome any health professionals keen to contribute.

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2021 Health and Environment Sustainability Conference - Q&A's