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


9.00 am Registration, tea and coffee

10.00 am Welcome and introduction
Dr Paquita de Zulueta, Conference Convenor
Chair: Dr Paquita de Zulueta, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College. Chair Human Values in Healthcare Forum.

10.10 am Setting the scene
Professor Soren Holm, Professor of Bioethics, School of Law, Manchester University.

10.30 am The barriers and facilitators to compassionate care
Dr Penny Campling, Medical psychotherapist, co-author of Intelligent Kindness. Reforming the Culture of Healthcare.

11.10 am Coffee Break

11.30 am The science of compassion in the healthcare context
Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Head of Mental Health Research Unit, University of Derby

12.10 pm Compassion and the education of Doctors
Professor Elisabeth Paice, Former Dean Director London Deanery

12.40 pm Q & A session with panel of speakers.

1 pm Lunch & Networking

Chair: Dr Lucy Frith, Department of Health Services Research, University of Liverpool

2 pm Compassion and the education of nurses
Stephen Smith, Lead Nurse Edinburgh Napier University/NHS Lothian Leadership in Compassionate Care Project

2.30 pm The Point of Care Programme
Dr Jocelyn Cornwell, Director of the Point of Care Programme, The King’s Fund

3.10 pm Question and answer session

3.30 pm Plans for the future, conclusion and summary
Dr Paquita de Zulueta, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London

3.45 pm Completion of evaluation forms
4.00 pm Close of meeting

CPD: 6 credits

Please email us for more information. Online booking is available here.


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