Compassion in Health Care

Compassion in Health Care Growing and Sustaining Compassion in Health Care Conference

Event date: Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 8.30 AM




University of Derby

Enterprise Centre

Bridge Street



About the conference:

This Conference aims to provide a forum for Health care professionals and providers to discuss and debate the need for compassionate care in Health Care. We aim to support this by introducing different ideas about compassion, from individual, team and organisational perspectives.

The conference will focus on:

  • Implementing, growing and sustaining compassion in health care
  • Integrating compassionate approaches in everyday work
  • Identifying compassionate team workings
  • Towards growing and sustaining compassionate organisations

To critically debate these approaches, we are delighted to announce that a range of prominent speakers will be leading. Speakers include;

  • Steve Trenchard Chief Executive. Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Julie Bailey, Health activist and founder of Save the NHS
  • Patients perspective
  • Dr Michelle Cree Clinical Psychologist Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Paul Gilbert (OBE) author The Compassionate Mind  (via interactive media)
  • Dr Penny Campling , co-author of Intelligent  Kindness
  • Dr. Fiona Marshall, Research Fellow, Empathy in Practice Study

Representatives from The Alzheimer’s Society, The Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL),  Derby University centre for Health and social care.