John Pryor of ACFO discusses fleet management, examining the different options available for fleet managers and how to reduce whole life costs for fleets in the NHS.
Many NHS hospitals are being set the target of lowering the carbon footprint. While much of the change needs to happen within the hospital walls, electrifying ambulance fleets and becoming greener on the roads is an option worth exploring.
With at least one in four road casualties in Britain involving an at-work driver, Laura Woods of road safety charity Brake sums up revised Health & Safety Executive advice on work-related road safety
The Chancellor’s 2014 Budget revised tax rules for company fleets, with incentives for low emission vehicles playing a bigger role. ACFO chairman Damian James outlines the changes
The NHS has been tasked with cutting carbon emissions by 10 per cent by 2015 and 80 per cent by 2050. In response to this, Ambulance Services up and down the country are taking measures to reduce the carbon emissions of their operations
The critical nature of an emergency response vehicle poses obvious challenges for carbon reduction. But this has not held back ambulance services across the country from greening their fleets.
With an estimated third of accidents involving people at work, it’s vital that employers get their policy in order and make staff aware of the risks, says RoSPA
Given the current economic climate, there has never been a better time to put in place a new, streamlined travel strategy to save money. Stewart Whyte, director & membership secretary, ACFO, explains how this can be achieved
The NHS should follow proven fleet management principles if it wants to introduce low emission vehicles into its huge and complex fleet and achieve sustainable change, says John Webb, council member of the Institute of Car Fleet Management
Employing over 4,000 staff with over 1,400 vehicles, Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust wanted to take responsibility for its environmental impact. Health Business talks to Alexis Keech, the Trust’s environmental and sustainability manager, about their green fleet strategy
Stewart Whyte, director & membership secretary of ACFO, stresses the importance of strategy and tactics for business travel
Kevin Clinton, head of road safety at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, discusses a proactive risk management approach to reducing the risks connected with ‘at work’ vehicle use
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Northwich’s Victoria Infirmary (VIN) Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) has enabled more patients
With health sector vacancies at a record high, one NHS trust in Kent is battling back by offering more than 300 fully-paid apprenticeships, from nursing to administrators
The NHS must embrace the agency workforce. During this staffing crisis, recruitment agencies and temps are playing a crucial role in keeping wards open and the wheels of the NHS turning, writes Yerin Seo, senior campaigns advisor at the Recruitment and Employment Confederati