Breadcrumb Search Search Results Search term Apply Search Content Type Viewing: All All Publications Projects Blog posts Courses Events Multimedia Press releases People Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Year 2016 2020 2019 2015 2017 2021 2013 2014 2009 2012 2018 2011 2008 2010 2005 2022 Audio Robin Youngson on compassion Robin Youngson, an anaesthetist from New Zealand, outlines why he believes compassion is so important in providing health care. Audio Anton Obholzer on compassion Anton Obholzer, consultant psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and former Chief Executive of the Tavistock Centre, London, discusses compassion in medical care. Audio Jenny Firth-Cozens on compassion Jenny Firth-Cozens, a consultant organisational psychologist and freelance writer, discusses the effects and value of compassion. Article Compassion – not bullying – is the path to improving NHS care In this piece for the Guardian Healthcare Network, Marcus Powell discusses the importance of positive organisational cultures and compassion in leadership to improve NHS care. Blog Care and compassion in the NHS In light of the Health Service Ombudsman's recent report, Jocelyn Cornwell examines ways to improve NHS care, including intentional nurse rounds. Commissioned report The courage of compassion: Supporting nurses and midwives to deliver high-quality care This report, commissioned by the RCN Foundation, explores the causes and consequences of poor mental health and wellbeing among nurses and midwives, and seeks to identify solutions to these issues and examples of good practice. Blog Standing shoulder to shoulder: nursing with courage and compassion Karen Bonner, Chief Nurse at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, explains why courage and compassion are needed now more than ever to help nurses and midwives to thrive at work. Blog Compassion: your greatest leadership contribution? The NHS long-term plan highlights that compassion and inclusive leadership are essential for allowing staff to perform their best. Suzie Bailey considers how to overcome divisive top-down leadership and encourage cultural change. Blog Compassion and innovation in the NHS Michael West looks at the support available to NHS organisations that want to create compassionate cultures to stimulate innovation. Course An introduction to leading with kindness and compassion in health and social care Develop your understanding of how to lead with compassion and kindness within the health and social care sectors on this free online course delivered in partnership with FutureLearn.