NHS Forest News -Issue #1

Welcome to the first edition of the NHS Forest newsletter for an update on news, events and resources to help you with planting the NHS Forest: growing forests for health. To find out more visit www.nhsforest.org

Pilot phase a huge success


The pilot phase of the NHS Forest was a huge success so thank you to everyone who took part. To find out more about the pilot phase you can read the report here

After a successful pilot phase, the main phase of the NHS Forest is now in full bloom. To find out how you can get involved you can read the latest guidance pack 

Forest News - how many trees have you planted so far?



The current tree count is 2427! So keep up the good work...

We would love to hear how you are getting on, so please do tell us how many trees you have planted or you can update your tree counter to help us reach our target of 1.3 million trees.

We are able to help 10 sites with their fundraising over the next 6 months. Would you like to be one of them?

NHS Forest to plant 65,000 trees
as part of 'The Big Tree Plant' 



The NHS Forest will work with partners to plant 65,000 trees as part of the new national tree-planting campaign, The Big Tree Plant.

We want at least 25 hospitals to join us in planting trees across the NHS estate, so if you are interested then please contact us

NHS Forest praised in new
Public Health White Paper  


The Campaign for Greener Healthcare have been praised for the NHS Forest project in the latest Public Health White Paper Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Our Strategy For Public Health In England. 

You can read the full article here

Send us your photos 



We have added a photo gallery option so you can add as many pictures as you like. Login to your NHS Forest page to use the gallery feature.

Alternatively you can send us your tree planting photos and we will upload them for you. The best photos will be displayed on our website so please do send any pictures you would like to share. Our theme this month is snow.