Performing Medicine have worked closely with Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Trust to develop a bespoke new framework for compassionate care and accompanying training programme called Circle Of Care, which reached over 800 Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Trust staff when launched.
Over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have responded to requests from healthcare professionals at University College Hospital (UCLH), providing training and resources to support staff with the challenges they face. This includes sharable digital resources including Coping with PPE and the Recovery Room.
A pilot project with Barts Health NHS Trust to improve quality of care and staff wellbeing through arts-based education, funded by Barts Charity. Including 10 training days for staff working across six wards that deliver care for older people’s services at Newham Hospital.
Sessions on Managing Stress and Effective Online Communications for staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
A range courses for medical students at King College London, including those on the Academic Support Programme and the Long Term Conditions Block.
Since 2001, Performing Medicine has co-designed and delivered innovative, artist-led modules with educators at the Barts and the London SMD including Preparing for Clinical Placement, Voice and Presentation Skills, Non-Verbal Communication and Diversity.
Professional training aligned with SBUHB’s values to support staff wellbeing and resilience. We worked with Swansea Bay University Health Board’s Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Unit to test how arts based methodologies could be employed at three older people mental health services wards.
Co-designed interactive forums on Bullying & Harassment and Staff Sickness, working with audiences of 500 at the BMA’s symposiums and AGM.
Workshops on Resilience, Self-care and Compassion for healthcare professionals at two of Health Education England’s Springboard: Return to Practice Conferences.