31 July 2014
|Time:||6:00pm to 9:00pm|
|Location:||The Pavilion, University of Westminster, Cavendish Campus, 115 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6XH – View map|
Westminster Centre for Resilience: the July Lectures - Resilience and compassion in the NHS
Dr Penny Campling psychiatrist, psychotherapist and Author of Intelligent Kindness
And a GP Leader (to be confirmed)
Iona Heath has pointed out that kindness helps patients heal, and that healthcare professionals need to be treated with kindness too; and yet - as recent events reveal – that the sustaining web of kindness can unravel all too quickly. How are we to hold on to our shared humanity in a target-driven culture? How are healthcare organisations to maintain values and leadership that ensure compassion? Two frontline thinkers and practitioners state the problems as they see them and propose some radical solutions.