Building a Compassionate Workforce @SheffieldSWiM

SWiM will host an evening event to share a variety of perspectives examining how we impact on our patients, to how we can work together better as organisations.

A poster session in Café 1828 will offer practical ideas on how we can influence the culture around us, opportunities to talk to colleagues with representatives from HEE coaching, Tea and Empathy, NHS Improvement and a chance to get your flu vaccine.

13th October 2016           

The University of Sheffield Medical School, Café 1828

Event open to all

Poster Session                   

1730—1830 –food & drinks



  • Professor Michael West – Head of Thought Leadership at the King’s Fund whose research is focused on culture and leadership in organisations, team and organisational innovation and effectiveness
  • Kate Allatt – who having recovered from Locked-in Syndrome will share her perspective of the impact healthcare professionals have on their patients
  • Ryan Offutt – an Organisational Psychologist, researcher and trainer who leads workshops in improvisation to help increase compassion in healthcare
  • Professor Nigel Mathers –  Head of the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, Sheffield and Honorary Secretary of the RCGP, whose main professional interest is person-centred care

 Entry is free but please book a ticket;

If you have a poster project or initiative that you would like to share then please contact

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