NHS Forest News- Issue #9

Welcome to the nineth 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

NHS Forest sites get planting for NHS Sustainability Day of Action


13 of our NHS Forest sites throughout the country took part in tree planting in support of the NHS Sustainability Day of Action. Thanks to everyone for your hard work in making this such a successful day. For more information about the sites involved please see our website: http://www.nhsforest.org/nhs-forest-sites-get-planting-trees-nhs-sustainability-day-action


NHS Forest Sites have planted over 10,000 trees.


The NHS Forest sites have planted over 10,000 trees so far, thank you to everyone who has taken part in the project so far and for all their hard work in making this success possible. We look forward to recording the next 10,000 trees!



SLAM has joined the NHS Forest

The South London and Maudsley Trust has joined the NHS Forest.

Orchard resoration work at Bethlem hospital, run by their Occupational Therapy team and in conjunction with the London Orchard Project took place at Bethlem hospital. Staff, service users and volunteers harvested the apples which are used in the OT kitchen.


Upcoming events:

-World Environment Day is on the 5th June 2012

-Green Office Week 14-18th May 2012

-If you are holding any tree-planting events, summer fetes or launching a new NHS Forest site then contact us


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

The current tree count is 10,968, fantastic work but there are even more trees in the ground that still need to be registered, so please update your tree counter to help us reach our target of 1.3 million trees. Do share any seasonal activites you may be up to at your NHS Forest.