John Launer , the co-creator of Conversations inviting Change- profiled in BMJ Confidential recently.
For those avid readers out there who are always in search of books about medicine to read- or for those of you searching for that ideal Christmas ( or other festival ) present see this article.
The South London ( East) Training Schemes have organised a theatre event for the evening of 11th October. The theatre piece ( that recently went to the Edinburgh Fringe) explores issues relating to being a doctor.
For ( FREE) tickets follow the link
Follow this link for more information about courses run by Christine Oliver- who recently led an interesting and informative workshop at ANPH
Narrative medicine means many things. For many involved in narrative medicine the priority is about how medicine is represented in literature and how using books and stories can enhance our understanding of medicine. For ANPH members the priority is practicing using techniques that have been developed from narrative principles- however that doesn't mean we don't like reading or using literature to develop our understanding- just that we don't put it at the heart of our practice.
For those of you who are interested in books written by surgeons you will find this article written by William Boyd for the Guardian on 6th May 2017 fascinating.
You missed it - it was great.... Many thanks to Geoff and Diana for creating a fantastic day's event.