publication . Article . 2017

Linking Environmental Sustainability and Healthcare: The Effects of an Energy Saving Intervention in Two Hospitals

Manika, D.; Diana Gregory-Smith; Wells, V. K.; Comerford, L.; Aldrich-Smith, L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2017
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Set in a real organisational setting, this study examines the challenges of implementing environmentally sustainable behaviour in healthcare. It evaluates the success of a real energy saving behaviour change intervention, based on social marketing principles, which targeted the employees of two National Health Service (NHS) hospitals. It also explores the intervention benefits for three key stakeholders: the organisation/hospitals, hospital employees and patients. A rich secondary dataset containing actual workplace behaviour measures (collected via observations) and self-reported data from employee interviews and patient questionnaires is used for this purpose....
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free text keywords: Environmental sustainability, Healthcare organisation, Energy saving intervention, Hospital patient experience, Energy data, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental sustainability, Healthcare organisation, Energy saving intervention, Hospital patient experience, Energy data, Corporate Social Responsibility, ddc:650, lcsh:Business, lcsh:HF5001-6182
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