Medical Humanities Event: Chaplaincy Workshop

On “meaning”, “value”, and training in the context of illness and caring for those who are ill.

A knowledge exchange event funded by Wellcome designed to promote dialogue between multi-faith chaplains working at Oxford University Hospitals and academics interested in religious themes within medical humanities.

5th September
Teaching Room, Richard Doll Building
11 Old Road Campus
Headington, OX3 7LF

Papers

8:45-9:30 Refreshments.

9:30-10:15 Peter Kevern (School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University) ‘The challenges of dementia care and the (un)making of meaning: analysis of an online forum on carer spirituality’.

10:15-11:00 Adam Boughey (School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University) “Chaplains for wellbeing” in primary care: Qualitative evaluation of the induction and training of chaplains and impact on patient health and
wellbeing.

11:00-11:45 Rachel Hall (Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford) ‘The moral value of mental health in a cross cultural perspective’.

11:45-12:30 Group discussion: Reviewing the healthcare chaplaincy guidelines.

12:30 Lunch (atrium).

Travel expenses for attendance can be covered (on a first come first served basis). Please email katherine.southwood@sjc.ox.ac.uk if you are attending.  


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