‘Sustainability script’ - next step in health care

Practices involved in the University of Melbourne trial are asking patients if they would like to receive the ‘script’ – which explains both the health and environmental benefits of things like taking public transport – before giving out the document.

Already four practices have signed up for the study with researchers hoping for a total of seven practices and 700 patients in total.

Researchers said if the trial succeeded the program could ultimately be extended around the country.

“It’s becoming

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