The One Health Breakthrough Partnership (OHBP) is a unique group of researchers, academics, water providers and regulators, environment agency representatives, and public health specialists from four public agencies across Scotland working together to reduce pharmaceutical pollution in the environment through sustainable One Health innovation.

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Check out this video highlighting the OHBP background and our work to reduce pharmaceutical pollution in the environment

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British Journal of General Practice “Tackling overprescribing: a must for climate action”

The British Journal of General Practice published an article calling for reductions in overprescribing in the NHS – as a major healthcare and environmental priority. The article draws on the NHS Sustainability Strategy’s target for reductions in the environmental impact of medicines, and further supports that clinicians must be given greater access to the environmental … Continue reading British Journal of General Practice “Tackling overprescribing: a must for climate action”

GREENER Pharmaceuticals for More Sustainable Healthcare

The PREMIER project (Prioritisation and Risk Evaluation of Medicines in the Environment) published a manuscript in Environmental Science & Technology Letters on “GREENER Pharmaceuticals for More Sustainable Healthcare”. PREMIER is a multi-agency collaborative project contributing to a sustainable future by proactively managing the environmental impact of medicines. It brings together collaborators from EFPIA companies, universities, … Continue reading GREENER Pharmaceuticals for More Sustainable Healthcare

OHBP contributed to newly published NHS Scotland Climate Emergency and Sustainability Strategy (2022-26)

Following the draft consultation period, the Scottish Government has published the NHS Scotland Climate Emergency and Sustainability Strategy (2022-2026). This document sets out plans for NHS Scotland to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and impact on the environment, adapt to climate change and to better contribute to the United Nation sustainable development goals. It has … Continue reading OHBP contributed to newly published NHS Scotland Climate Emergency and Sustainability Strategy (2022-26)

University of Exeter to offer online CPD course – “A One Health perspective on AMR”

This November, the University of Exeter’s College of Medicine and Health will offer the online CPD course “A One Health perspective on AMR”. The course will take a ‘One Health’ approach to understanding antimicrobial resistance (AMR), by considering the important roles that humans, animals, and the environment play in the emergence and spread of AMR. … Continue reading University of Exeter to offer online CPD course – “A One Health perspective on AMR”

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