Category Archives: Compassion

The Art of Compassion: The Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference

This multidisciplinary conference, rich in ideas and perspectives, took place from 7-9th July at the University of Southampton. Presentations included paintings, films, poetry, performance arts, and ideas from literature, history, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, anthropology and pedagogy. Keynotes were given by philosopher Dr Anna Smajdor, past HVHF committee member, on compassion and medical

The Heart of Healthcare

On 20th June Dr Paquita de Zulueta participated in a multidisciplinary conference ‘The Heart of Healthcare‘ hosted by Heartfelt Consulting at Dillington House, Somerset. The event included a powerful and engaging presentation by Dr Alan Watkins on psychological and physiological coherence and its importance for wellbeing and leadership. Also included were