Performing Medicine provides courses, workshops and events, which draw on techniques and ideas in the arts to provide training to medical students and healthcare professionals, focusing on staff wellbeing, compassionate care and effective communication.
It has been cited as an example of best practice in the 2017 report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing. It have also been awarded the Times Higher Award for Excellence and Innovation and has been written about widely, including in the Guardian, the Lancet and the Telegraph.
Performing Medicine is a Clod Ensemble initiative founded by Suzy Willson and run by a small, dynamic team, including a group of trailblazing Associate Artists.
To find out more or get involved visit www.performingmedicine.com
Arts Council England, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and The School of English and Drama, Queen Mary, University of London, The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, LCACE, Wellcome Trust.
Photo credit: Benedict Johnson