Climate Change and Health Webinar



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Following the success of our 2020 Climate Change & Health Webinar, we are hosting a further webinar exploring both international and local challenges and solutions.

Book Now Closing date: 29 October 2021


Following the success of our 2020 Climate Change & Health Webinar, we are hosting a further webinar exploring both international and local challenges and solutions.

The programme features high profile speakers, all experts in their field, who will give us a timely update on all the relevant issues on this topic, the week leading up to the COP26 meeting in Glasgow.

The speakers include representatives from WHO, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, amongst others:

  •        Professor Dame Parveen Kumar
  •        Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum
  •        Dr Emily Broadis
  •        Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard
  •        Dr Duncan Booker
  •        Dr Richard Smith

Trainee Climate Change Competition – 28th October 2021, 19:45 – 20:45

We welcome proposals on an intervention or quality improvement project to improve sustainable working within the NHS. We would encourage you to be as creative as possible – no idea is too big or too small!

All submissions will be reviewed by our judges who will then progress the top proposals to the final round. The final round will be a live event, following the Climate Change and Health webinar. Finalists will be given the opportunity to present their submissions to the judges and a winner will be announced on the night.

The winning submission will be awarded a national monetary prize. All submissions will be displayed on the College website for two weeks leading up to the event.

Please submit your proposal to:

Submission deadline: 8th October 2021

Submission criteria can be found under the ‘downloads’ tab below



28 October

18:00 - 18:05

Welcome and Introduction

Professor Jackie Taylor
President Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

28 October

18:04 - 18:04

Session 1 - Chaired by Professor Adrian Stanley

28 October

18:05 - 18:20

Impact and implications of climate change on health worldwide

Professor Dame Parveen Kumar
Professor Emerita of Medicine and Education, Barts and the London School of medicine and dentistry Queen Mary University of London

28 October

18:20 - 18:35

Realistic solutions: the international perspective

Dr Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum
Climate Change and Health Team Leader, Public Health and Environment Department, WHO

28 October

18:35 - 18:45

Changing behaviour - what the individual can achieve

Dr Emily Broadis
Specialist Registrar in Public Health, NHS Ayrshire and Arran & Chair of NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Lead Champion Network

28 October

18:45 - 18:55

Session 1 panel Q&A

28 October

18:54 - 18:54

Session 2 - Chaired by Professor Jeremy Bagg

28 October

18:55 - 19:10

A sustainable NHS: aiming for a net-zero health service

Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard
Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, Chair of the National Academy for Social Prescribing and Professor of GP Education

28 October

19:10 - 19:25

Glasgow’s journey to net zero carbon

Dr Duncan Booker
Glasgow City Council

28 October

19:25 - 19:35

What can we expect from COP26?

Dr Richard Smith CBE
Chair, UK Health Alliance on Climate Change

28 October

19:35 - 19:45

Session 2 panel Q&A

28 October








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