Global Health Ethics

By HVHF Member, Dr Selena Knight  What is global health ethics? The ethics I was taught at medical school focused on the doctor-patient relationship and the role I would play in this relationship both as a medical student and as a doctor in the future. Ethics and law teaching focused

Ethical and Emotional resilience workshops for doctors and nurses in training

The Forum, in association with other organisations, is planning a series of skills-based workshops for ethical and emotional resilience for foundation year doctors and training/recently-qualified nurses. ‘Retaining your moral compass and capacity for compassion in adversity’ will be piloted in London and the South East. More details to follow.If interested

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

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