Performing Medicine delivers creative training programmes for healthcare professionals and students. We address staff wellbeing, compassionate care, effective communication, leadership and teamwork.
Our practical, hands-on workshops are delivered by expert facilitators who draw on techniques from the arts to help healthcare professionals to use their bodies and voices for effective communication, and to better look after themselves and each other.
These courses can be offered online, in person, or as a blended approach to suit you. With 15+ years of experience, our courses are accessible to all who work within healthcare.
Our training focuses on the human side of care, addressing the sector’s most pressing issues.
Courses include Managing Stress, Self Care, Effective Communication, Team Building and Presentation Skillsfind out more
For Higher Education Institutions and healthcare providers on developing creative approaches to healthcarefind out more
Keynote presentations or practical workshops at conferences and events related to healthcarefind out more
Practical resources for healthcare professionals.find out more
Including pilot studies, independent impact evaluations, practice-based research and literature reviews.find out more
If you or your organisation would like more information on our fee structure, or a chat about how to develop and fund a specific approach to suit your particular needs, please get in touch with Olivia Amory, General Manager.get in touch
Blog - 19.01.21
Healthcare Leader magazine has published a best practice case study by Prue Thimbleby, arts in health co-ordinator at Swansea Bay University Health Board (SBUHB), on their work with Performing Medicinefind out more
Blog - 22.12.20
This February, Performing Medicine will pilot a workforce development programme exploring themes around social prescribing. The programme aims to allow participants to build an understanding of how arts and culture can play a key role in healthcare and social prescribing.find out more
Blog - 14.01.21
Performing Medicine Director, Professor Suzy Willson talks to online publication, Building Better Healthcare. In a Q&A, Suzy provides an insight into the ways that Covid-19 has accelerated collaboration between healthcare and the arts.find out more
Blog - 04.11.20
We are thrilled to announce an open programme of Performing Medicine workshops, open to all. They will focus on a range of subjects including anatomical drawing, photography with a medical gaze, embodying confidence, non-verbal communication and self-care.find out more
Blog - 21.10.20
Performing Medicine works with 20 freelance Associate Artists with years of experience working in healthcare and social care settings. They bring different skills and expertise to deliver creative training programmes for healthcare professionals, drawing on ideas and techniques from the performing and visual arts.find out more