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Building a compassionate workforce
Thu 13 October 2016, 17:30 – 20:30 BST
You can't look after others unless you look after yourself.
How often do we tell relatives that, but do we listen to our own advice?
On the 13th October we want to share a variety of perspectives from looking at how we impact on our patients, to how we work together as an organisation.
Beginning from 17.30 with a poster session offering practial ideas on how we can influence the culture around us, opportunies to talk to colleagues, representatives from HEE coaching, Tea and Empathy, NHS improvement and a chance to get your flu vaccine.
Then from 18.45 we will be hearing from
Professor Michael West - Head of Thought Leadership at the King’s Fund whose research is focused on culture and leadership in organisations, team and organisational innovation and effectivenes
Kate Allatt - who having recovered from Locked-in Syndrome will share her perspective of the impact healthcare professionals have on their patients
Ryan Offutt - an Organisational Psychologist, researcher and trainer who leads workshops in improvisation to help increase compassion in healthcare
Professor Nigel Mathers - Head of the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, Sheffield and Honorary Secretary of the RCGP, whose main professional interest is person-centred care.