aartiDr Aarti Bansal
GP, Founder of Greener Practice and net-zero GP lead for Humber Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership

Aarti founded the Greener Practice network in 2017 to enable primary care to move towards environmentally sustainable healthcare. Her main interest is in the integration of sustainable clinical healthcare principles into all aspects of policy and professional practice. She is co-chair of the RCGP Climate Emergency Advisory Group and is working to support the RCGP, BMA, NHSE and others to develop and implement a primary care sustainability strategy. Aarti has a background in medical education and has contributed to the development of a planetary health curriculum for GP registrars. Her current work as Net-zero GP lead is focussed on supporting high-quality and low-carbon asthma care. She is working with the Health Foundation to develop QI tools for greener asthma care and has co-authored a guide to support healthcare professionals to reduce the carbon footprint of inhalers. She has written several articles on practical steps primary care can take towards greener and better healthcare. 

[Source: https://sustainablehealthcare.org.uk/]