Conferences and Symposiums

Compassion in healthcare: Exploring and sustaining compassionate practice in healthcare (Conference,

Compassion in healthcare: Exploring and sustaining compassionate practice in healthcare A multidisciplinary conference organised by the RSM regional programme in association with the Human Values in Healthcare Forum Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool Wednesday 8 May 2013 Programme 9.00 am Registration, tea and coffee 10.00 am Welcome and introduction Dr Read more…

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Call for Papers

Compassion Fatigue: Changing Culture in the NHS (Call for Workshops and Posters, Conference 26-28 June, Birmingham)

Compassion Fatigue: Changing Culture in the NHS Thinking about Health Annual Conference 26 – 28 June 2013,  Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmgingham In the light of the crisis in the Mid-Staffordshire Trust, the Francis Report and the Secretary of State for Health’s initial response, the language of compassion is becoming Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Research Colloquium (April 17- 18 2013, Queen’s Campus, Durham University)

The Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing (WRIHW) is pleased to announce their first Research Colloquium to take place on Queen’s Campus this April (17th – 18th). The Colloquium will feature an exciting mixture of a keynote speaker and over 100 presentations (oral and poster) by Fellows and Postgraduate Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Compassion Fatigue: Changing Culture in the NHS (Thinking about Health Annual Conference, 26-28 June, Birmingham)

Compassion Fatigue: Changing Culture in the NHS Thinking about Health Annual Conference 26 – 28 June 2013,  Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, Birmgingham Can the language of compassion capture the moral problems confronted by the NHS, or might it obfuscate and distract us from more subtle and demanding issues? Through a Read more…

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Arts in Health

Another Ghost In The Machine

Mike White writes: When I was arts officer for Gateshead Council in the 1990s I had the privilege of helping Antony Gormley realise his landmark sculpture commission The Angel of the North. My interest in managing public art coincided with my growing enthusiasm for arts development in community health, leading Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities