The health and care system accounts for a significant proportion of road traffic in Scotland with associated health, environmental and financial impacts from carbon emissions, particulates and escalating fuel costs. The Department for Transport has forecast that ‘business as usual’ transport related emissions in the UK will rise by 35% by 2030 and that NHS transport related emissions will match this trend unless action is taken now.


ChargePlace Scotland

ChargePlace Scotland is a national network of electric vehicle charge points available across Scotland.

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Transport Scotland National Transport Strategy

Our vision is for a sustainable, inclusive, safe and accessible transport system helping deliver a healthier, fairer and more prosperous Scotland for communities, businesses and visitors.

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Energy Saving Trust: Transport

Our expert and independent advice can help employers reduce business transport costs and lower emissions, helping to meet carbon reduction commitments.

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NHS Highland goes electric to reduce carbon footprint

NHS Highland has invested in a fleet of new vehicles to help health and social care professionals deliver high-quality care across the north of Scotland – and reduce the board’s carbon footprint.

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NHS Scotland to boost number of low-emission vehicles by almost 80%

NHS Scotland has increased its fleet of greener vehicles with the addition of more than 100 electric cars.

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