LSAA Sustainability Conference 2023


Life Science Access Academy thrilled by success of its Sustainability Conference

Sustainability conference[03/07/2023] Life Science Access Academy, a leading organisation in promoting education and innovation in the life sciences, successfully staged its first face-to-face conference, “Sustainability in Healthcare Made Simple”, on 29 June 2023. The event brought together industry leaders, sustainability experts and healthcare professionals to explore the intersection of sustainability and healthcare.

The objective of the event was to raise awareness about the critical role of sustainability in the healthcare sector and to facilitate dialogue on practical solutions and strategies. With a focus on simplifying the concept, Life Science Access Academy aimed to empower participants with actionable insights and best practices for integrating sustainability into their healthcare practices.

Throughout the day, attendees from across the pharma and medtech sector engaged in thought-provoking panel discussions and informative presentations. Topics covered included eco-friendly practices in hospitals, sustainable supply chain management, waste reduction strategies and the integration of renewable energy sources. Attendees at the day-long event were able to network with fellow professionals, fostering valuable connections and collaborations.

Speakers on the day included:

  • Heidi Barnard, Head of Sustainability, NHS Supply Chain
  • Nic Hunt, Global Head of Sustainability, Nelipak
  • David Lawson, Director of Medical Technology, Department of Health and Social Care
  • Shazia Mahamdallie, Chief Scientific Officer, YewMaker
  • Hanno Ronte, Partner, Deloitte
  • Michelle Sullivan, Head of Public Affairs, Boston Scientific

Sustainability conference“We are thrilled with the success of ‘Sustainability in Healthcare Made Simple’,” said Ian Chamberlain, founder and director at the Life Science Access Academy. “Our goal was to demystify sustainability and demonstrate how we can all make a significant positive impact on the environment without compromising patient care. We believe that the insights and ideas shared during this event will inspire tangible actions across the healthcare industry.”

Life Science Access Academy plans to build on the momentum of this event by developing educational resources, online courses and further collaborative initiatives to empower healthcare professionals and organisations to adopt sustainable practices.

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Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

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Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden - National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare