Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Anton Obholzer on compassion This content relates to the following topics: Patient experience Organisational culture Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Tuesday 21 April 2009 Anton Obholzer, consultant psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and former Chief Executive of the Tavistock Centre, London, discusses compassion in medical care.Related contentAudioJenny Firth-Cozens on compassion Jenny Firth-Cozens, a consultant organisational psychologist and freelance writer, discusses the effects and value of compassion. AudioRobin Youngson on compassion Robin Youngson, an anaesthetist from New Zealand, outlines why he believes compassion is so important in providing health care. You may also be interested in Blog Listening to patients, carers, staff and communities... do we care enough? Durka Dougall challenges NHS leaders to work more closely with patients, carers and staff in order to understand what's important to them and make the tough decisions together. Slideshow Kate Allatt: The reality of collaboration Kate Allatt gives her perspective on building effective partnerships between health care professionals and patients. Blog Accepting the unacceptable? A physician’s perspective on frontline care Ahead of the publication of our report, Organising care at the NHS front line, Elin Roddy shares her experience of providing care for acutely ill medical patients. Slideshow Chris Ham: Achieving transformational change Presented by Chris Ham at the 2013 HFMA Annual Conference, this slideset explores the key ingredients needed for the NHS to become high performing.