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  • Survey on the use of yoga for healthcare staff well-being

    Lucy Doyle, a doctoral researcher in Psychology from the University of Westminster is conducting a study into perceptions and opinions of healthcare professionals regarding the use of yoga for healthcare staff well-being. The survey should [...]

  • How the BHMA is promoting Creativity and Flourishing in Medicine

    How the BHMA is promoting Creativity and Flourishing in Medicine Over 20 students published in Journal of Holistic Healthcare In a milestone achievement for the flourishing team, over 20 students have been published in the [...]

  • Journeys into medicine

    Journeys into medicine Editorial by David Peters JHH 20.3 Journeys into Medicine Identity formation and doctoring as creative paths Professional identity is a representation of self, achieved in stages over time, during which the characteristics, [...]

  • What is a holistic practitioner and how to find one

    What is a holistic practitioner? And how to find one... What is a Holistic Health Practitioner? A holistic health practitioner is any health practitioner who focuses on a whole person approach. A whole [...]

  • What is Holism in Healthcare?

    What is Holism in Healthcare? What is Holism? Holism is the theory that parts of a whole are intimately interconnected, such that they cannot exist independently of the whole, and cannot be understood without reference [...]

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Watch as Prof. David Peters, Editor in Chief of The Journal of Holistic Healthcare, discusses 'Burnout: a Sympton of Paradigm Collapse?'. [...]

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It's acupuncture awareness week! 8 Benefits of Traditional Acupuncture By Colette Assor Lic Ac MBAcC A British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) [...]

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A Fragile Essence: a Personal View [How] can holistic healthcare survive in an industrialised and commodified world?  Dr David Zigmond © [...]

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I have been working with a team from Barts and the London Medical and Dental School for a year, since the start of the pandemic, to set up and deliver a support programme called Connecting Practice. Many students had signed up to volunteer in the NHS and we knew they could be exposed to upsetting and aversive situations very early in their careers, given the numbers of very sick patients and tough working conditions...

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When we’re worn down by stress, anxiety and depression, it’s easy to forget the things we used to enjoy doing – or how to enjoy doing anything for that matter. While nature alone does not cure depression, anxiety or any other mental health problem, it is one part of a toolkit of coping strategies that can help us to manage our well-being. Here's how it can help...

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A Message From The Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers As you move through these changing times… be easy on yourself and [...]

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Diagnosis: are we medicalising human experience? Written by Vinay Mandagere, Medical Student at the University of Bristol Medicalisation is described [...]

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Iceland late April Peter Owen-Jones These planks these bricks and buildings begged with fish wrenched from night and wool heaved [...]

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Odyssey Fiona Hamilton   She walks out one morning heading for the river’s shelves of flint and chert  passing a scarlet [...]