Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology (Seminar, Switzerland, 18-20 October 2013)

Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology: Prognosis, Destiny and Bad News 18-20 October 2013 Bellinzona, Switzerland In the age of participatory medicine, where health professionals encourage and value patients as full partners, patient narrative is the basis for shared decision making. Practicing patient-centred care through the integration of narrative Read more…

Telling Stories in the Medical Encounter Date and time – Prof Larry Hergott (Seminar, Edinburgh University, 14 May 2013)

The Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland presents: Professor Larry Hergott Telling Stories in the Medical Encounter Date and time Tuesday 14th May, 2013 5pm – 6.30pm (followed by a wine reception) Venue: Meadows Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, University of Edinburgh Prof Hergott will discuss, through the sharing of writings Read more…

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…