The pressure on anyone who works in the NHS is unrelenting. Surveys show that many GPs feel they are burning out. Since there is no immediate prospect of the present demands letting up, what can we do to improve our resilience? This six-hour workshop will explore resilience from several angles and demonstrate a biofeedback based approach to improving it. Participants will be able to experience the use of the latest biofeedback technology for monitoring heart rate variability which is known to be a robust measure of physiological wellbeing. More information : download summary sheet HERE
This is a 3 day conference in Oxford, UK, on 15 - 17 September 2014
The 2014 Preventing Overdiagnosis conference will be hosted by the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK.
Over 320 scientists, clinicians, policy makers and consumer advocates attended the 2013 conference, hosted by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, USA, in partnership with the British Medical Journal and others.
This conference represents another step in this very important movement which challenges the dominance of biomedicine in healthcare. It is about the medicalization of suffering.