Sustainability Leadership for Greener Health and Care Programme  


This programme is designed to develop your leadership abilities, giving you the tools and knowledge to build a greener, more sustainable health system. It will help you foster confidence in yourself and your capacity to lead the health system towards net-zero.

What is covered?

This programme offers two tracks, both over 21 weeks:

  • Track 1: an online only programme
  • Track 2: combines the online programme with face-to-face workshops designed to help participants apply their learning and deepen their practice

Both tracks cover the following courses:

  • Strand  1 – A sustainability worldview: Understanding the environment
  • Strand  2 – Developing self-leadership for sustainability: Designing your development
  • Strand 3 – Engaging with systems and complexity: Understanding complexity and developing systems working
  • Strand  4 – Developing collective impact: Creating a shared vision and making a difference

You can access the programme either online only at your own pace or as a combination of online learning plus face-to-face experiential workshops over 21 weeks. Click here for more information about the structure of the course.

Please note the course will run over 21 weeks to cover the Christmas period and to provide further time for the assignment.

Who is it for?

Track 1 is for new and aspiring leaders who will work across organisational boundaries and who want to be a part of taking the health and care system towards net-zero.

Track 2 is for leaders who aspire to or are new to influencing the net-zero agenda and leading the system to a more sustainable future.

No prior experience or knowledge in sustainability is required.

Why should I join?

– To become more aware of the environmental impacts of health and care

-To develop the interpersonal skills required to lead more sustainable services

– To evaluate and demonstrate the impact of your leadership decisions on carbon reduction and improved health outcomes

– To encourage others to become leaders in sustainability

-The programme can help you make your mark on the transition of health and care towards net-zero and a sustainable future for us all

-The programme is free for public sector health and care staff, for more eligibility information click here.