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Choose to love your work

Attitude is highly contagious. And attitude exists at many different levels, from the individual, through the team, to the whole organization. We can sense it the moment we walk into

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The nobility of the human spirit

Dr Robin Youngson shares the inspiring lessons he takes from his patients, working in many small rural hospitals in New Zealand. Some days, the emotional work of being a doctor

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Inspiring new book by Dr Amy Coleman

‘DISCOVERING YOUR OWN DOCTOR WITHIN‘ One of the blessings of our Hearts in Healthcare work is that we get to meet the most inspiring and loving nurses, therapists, doctors and

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What if social and environmental activists are defeating their own cause?

Too often we attempt to build a better world by unconsciously using the values and assumptions that are the root cause of our societal problems! Can we learn from our

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#HelloMyNameIs Dr Kate Granger

Dr Kate Granger is famous for launching the widely successful ‘#HelloMyNameIs’ campaign in the UK’s National Health Service, encouraging doctors, nurses and all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients. We

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Which inner child will you feed?

In August I’m speaking at Tauranga TEDx 2016. It’s been a long time coming. Last year, out of 98 nominated speakers I was finally listed as speaker number 11, after four rounds

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Doctors don’t cry

Today I broke the rules. I held my patient’s hand and I cried with her. That’s completely ‘unprofessional’ behaviour. In fact it’s so taboo for doctors to show emotions in front

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Seven pitfalls for the compassion champion

As a passionate advocate for compassionate, human-centered healthcare, I’ve been campaigning internationally for ten years. For most of that time I was much less effective than I could have been.

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Your chance to tell us…

Imagine that your colleague had by chance seen the same inspiring video, or read the same story, or seen a presentation that really moved you. Perhaps it was something that

Yes, we raised nearly $20,000 in a month. But the real significance of our crowd-funding campaign is how the process has catalysed unprecedented collaboration between a remarkable range of donors and supporters: for-profit health providers, community groups, non-profit organisations, students and families, health executives, individual doctors and nurses, insurance companies, professional associations, the Mayor’s office, hospice organisations, universities, and even the President and CEO of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement! All are committed to exploring what could be possible if compassion was the driving force behind healthcare.

For a vivid snapshot of what this means, view this 3-minute video made by the community of Louisville in anticipation of the Hearts in Healthcare visit:

 

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Crowd-funding success is not about the money!

Yes, we raised nearly $20,000 in a month. But the real significance of our crowd-funding campaign is how the process has catalysed unprecedented collaboration between a remarkable range of donors and

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“When all members of an organization are motivated to understand and value the most favourable features of its culture, it can make rapid improvements.”