Supporting healthcare professionals through challenging times

Performing Medicine provides creative training programmes for healthcare professionals and students. We address staff wellbeing and mental health, compassionate care, effective communication, leadership and teamwork.

Our practical, hands-on workshops are led by expert facilitators who draw on techniques from the arts to help healthcare professionals better look after themselves and each other, and to use their bodies and voices for effective communication.

These courses can be offered online, in person (when restrictions allow), or as a blended approach to suit you. With 20+ years of experience, our courses address the sector’s most pressing issues and are accessible to all who work within health and social care.

The pandemic has profoundly affected the way healthcare professionals work, with online consultations, social distancing and PPE creating challenges to the way we interact with people in a compassionate way. We support healthcare staff to meet these new challenges and constraints, adapting their ways of working and developing practical techniques to get through the times ahead.



Courses include Managing Stress, Self Care, Effective Communication, Diversity & Inclusion, Working in PPE, Team Building, Presentation Skills and Presenting Online.

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For Higher Education Institutions and healthcare providers on developing creative approaches to healthcare

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Keynote presentations or practical workshops at conferences and events related to healthcare

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Including pilot studies, independent impact evaluations, practice-based research and literature reviews.

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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.

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@MascUcl are recruiting for a fixed-term Research Fellow in Creative Health to work on a @ace_national funded research project on creative health learning with @RanjitaDhital

Details can be found at

Applications close at 23.59 on Sunday 6 February.

So pleased this work is progressing, it's really exciting to see #arts, #health & #socialcare professionals building integrated communities of practice to support alternative routes to health & wellbeing #socialprescribing #CreativeSociety

Our project manager, Amy, was invited to write for The MJ about how cross-sector sector working is key to social prescribing across communities. Read Amy's full article on page 22 ...

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