Prioritise actions such as active travel and encouraging use of green spaces to support Climate Now

Our plan to address this step:
  • Completion of Sustainable Development Plans for all key organisations
  • Develop Newham plan for mitigation of climate change health impacts
  • Implement Newham cycling strategy
Tracking progress:
  • Plans in place
  • Reduction of carbon footprint
Who is involved:
  • Health and Wellbeing Board partners

Can you help?

We rely on the support from organisations and individuals to help us deliver our goals. We are on the look out for more partners who are able to support this step. Please email [email protected] or [email protected] to find out more.

Now is the time to act. Together we can make Newham a healthier borough.


Newham changemaker

Andrew’s role as an Associate Director for Public Health is to work on health improvement of the community. His responsibilities include oversight of work addressing the wider determinants of health including local employment, as well as the improvement of air quality within the hospitals and implementation and support of Active Travel.

“Our goal is to reduce the impact we have on the climate, while improving the economic and social impact we have on the community. As part of our sustainability work, we are an anchor institution framework, which means we are a solid and secure hub for the community.”

– Andrew Attfield, Associate Director of Public Health, Barts Health NHS Trust

Contact us

Get in touch to find out how you can support the borough’s drive to be healthier.

We are on the look out for organisations and people in our community who are thinking differently, challenging the norms, trying new things and looking at ways they can help Newham be a healthier borough.

If you think you can help, we’d love to hear from you, email [email protected]

Follow our hashtag for #whatsyourstep