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'If we care enough, we can teach people how to be compassionate'


Fab article Mark. Our work at HSMC (Sawbridge and Hewison 2011. Time to Care?) also considers how we need to create a system which looks to support nurses and recharge their emotional bank account -which is often overdrawn. We are working with 3 hospitals to test the feasibility of introducing a model of support, and will share our findings when we have some! This is an important dialogue to illustrate the complexities of caring and help us all to find ways to get it right for patients and, as you say, for individual nurses, most of whom want to do a good job.

Posted date

16 October, 2012

Posted time

4:50 pm