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Compassion-retention and culture change

Today I read a hope-giving article about the potential to ameliorate climate change through simple water-retention measures. Pioneering activists have transformed large areas of desert into fertile land, where the

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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

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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.”