Compassion in Healthcare with Dr Robin Youngson


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Robin is a physician and anaesthetic specialist in New Zealand, internationally renowned for his leadership promoting compassion in healthcare. He is the CoFounder of ‘Hearts in Healthcare’, a global social movement for health professionals, students, patient activists, health managers and all those passionate about rehumanising healthcare.

Robin was a pioneering leader in patient safety and quality improvement, at both the local and national level. He was a founding member of the national Quality Improvement Committee in New Zealand and was the NZ representative on the World Health Organisation International Steering Committee for Patient Safety Solutions. He also helped launch the WHO strategy for ‘People at the Centre of Healthcare’ in 2007.

Since 2006, he has been a passionate advocate for human-centered healthcare, compassion and caring. He is the author of the important book ‘TIME TO CARE – How to love your patients and your job’.

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COI = All proceeds from the sale of "TIME TO CARE" go towards the Hearts in Healthcare movement.

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