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Compassion in Practice

This e-learning resource about caring and compassion is designed to support the work of all nurses, midwives and care staff in the NHS and social care. Compassion in Practice will consider the theory of compassion and apply compassionate care through a new model of the compassionate mind.

Care and compassion sounds as if it should be an innate ability, however, the theory and practice underpinning these values is often multi-faceted and can be difficult to understand. These e-learning sessions will help you to re-evaluate your practice and to challenge your fundamental beliefs and value systems. They will offer insights and suggestions to support you in improving care and compassion in your practice. 



This short film introduces Compassion in Practice, the new vision for nurses, midwives and care staff and provides an overview of the 6 Cs. It was first shown during the Chief Nursing Officer for England’s Conference on 4 December 2012.


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