The Art of Healthcare

To deliver great Healthcare we need clinical skills AND human skills. The Art of Healthcare is a community dedicated to exploring the human side of what it takes to deliver awesome Healthcare.

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The Art of Healthcare Podcast

Exploring the human side of healthcare with experts so we can better help the PERSON with the problem

Making sense of the rules of health

How do people make sense of their health? And how does that inform their health behaviours? Two questions that this week’s guest Ben Darlow has been pondering for quite some time. How do we as health professionals help people make sense of their health,...

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Putting the CARE in Healthcare

Who teaches us how to care? As health professionals we learn the “health” side of healthcare from textbooks, and lectures, and reviewed practice. BUT has anyone ever taught you the Care side? Or has it just been assumed that you have it, or worse,...

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How to challenge a Nocebo belief without destroying your therapeutic relationship

Nocebo beliefs are those beliefs that a person holds around a particular treatment, diagnosis, or health challenge that lead them towards a negative outcome. There are a variety of reasons these beliefs exist. AND part of our role as health providers is to challenge...

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Modern Slavery and Healthcare

Modern Slavery might not be a term many of us are familiar with BUT we need to be able to recognise it and take action as appropriate. I’m joined by Sarah Morse to understand what Modern Slavery is, and how we as healthcare providers...

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High Performance Healthcare

Can healthcare be high performance?….. Yes Should Healthcare be high performance?…… Most of the time What do you think about when you think about high performance healthcare? If you’re anything like the me who started out their healthcare career the first thing that pops...

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Supported Self-Management

When we are designing health programs, how often do we incorporate the lived experience of people who we are providing a service to? Less often than we should I’d wager. Both at the individual interaction level and across the wider health system. We’re the...

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Clinical skills can address the pathology BUT Human skills let us help the person

We bring together forward thinking healthcare professionals to develop the human skills that aren’t taught at university so that we can

  • deliver great person-centered care
  • be confident in our practice even in the toughest situations
  • and redefine the way healthcare is practiced

The community offers a safe space to learn from experts and each other and grow our practice and ourselves

Human Skills Workshops

Want to go deeper with some specific training to upskill yourself or your team?

We offer a range of workshops both in person and virtually that can be tailored your needs. Workshop topics include.

  • Facilitating healthy behaviour change
  • Communicating complex scientific ideas in an easy to understand way
  • Getting better at having courageous conversations
  • Enhancing patient and team psychological safety
  • Enhancing empathy in your practice
  • More being added all the time

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