“Compassion, caring, self-care and resilience” One-day conference 19th June 9am to 3pm Bryant Education Centre, Waikato Hospital Hear from international leaders in the compassionate healthcare movement: The latest science about compassionate care How powerfully you can improve patient outcomes The Neuroscience of human connection How you can connect powerfully to your values, hopes, ideals and aspiration and find renewed joy in your work The science of resilience and happiness Your presenters are: Dr Robin Youngson is a consultant anaesthetist, internationally renowned for his work on compassion in healthcare. A founding member of the national Quality Improvement Committee in New Zealand, Robin was the NZ representative on the WHO International Steering Committee for Patient Safety Solutions. Current positions include: Honorary Senior Lecturer at Auckland University; Editorial Board of the Journal of Compassionate Healthcare; Global Compassion Council of the international Charter for Compassion. Robin is the author of the acclaimed book “TIME TO CARE – How to love your patients and your job”. Meredith Youngson began her career in medical microbiology but expanded her health roles to leadership in the interface between community and health authorities. She has a long history in community development and was a founder and community coordinator for Waitakere Health Link, a grass-roots organisation that brings the community voice to healthcare planning and decision making. Most recently she was a community broker and relationship manager for Project Twin Streams in Waitakere City, a $60million environmental restoration project. Robin and Meredith Youngson are the Co-Founders of heartsinhealthcare.com This is a unique opportunity that will change the way you interact with your patients and all those you interact with personally. As APACE will be sponsoring the day to allow all to attend this valuable seminar free of charge, we will be supplying tea and coffee but you will need to make your own arrangements for morning tea and lunch. Cafes are available nearby. Registration: Contact Chris Kane: [email protected] to register or phone 0274179772 All health professionals and staff who have direct contact with patients should attend.
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