Aunties and Little Fish

Aunties and Little Fish Each week we (CC-UK) meet online with wonderful people from around the world and we never know what we’re going to talk about.  This is our members only ‘Kitchen Table’ and it really does feel like a virtual version of the sorts of conversations that emerge in that sort of informal setting.Continue reading “Aunties and Little Fish”

Oxford Textbook Public Health Palliative Care

Oxford Textbook Public Health Palliative Care Our chapter authors have all contributed mini video files to wet the appetite ahead of the launch of this transformational book. The textbook advances the theory and practice of palliative and end of life care. It provides a way of bringing death back into community, renegotiating professional activity throughContinue reading “Oxford Textbook Public Health Palliative Care”

#dyingmatters365

#dyingmatters365 Oxford Textbook Public Health Palliative Care Our chapter authors have all contributed mini video files to wet the appetite ahead of the launch of this transformational book. The textbook advances the theory and practice of palliative and end of life care. It provides a way of bringing death back into community, renegotiating professional activityContinue reading “#dyingmatters365”

PODCAST: Compassion & Social Connections to Enhance Performance

Compassion & Social Connections to Enhance Performance FEB 2020 Podcast: Dr Abel: Compassion & Social Connections to Enhance Performance ‘Our guest on this episode is Dr. Julian Abel, who spent his clinical life as a palliative care specialist doctor where he developed a special interest in compassionate communities, initially as part of supporting people undergoingContinue reading “PODCAST: Compassion & Social Connections to Enhance Performance”

Compassionate Communities Books

Compassionate Communities Books The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking – Governance in a Climate Emergency by Ray Ison and Ed Straw A persuasive, lively book that shows how systems thinking can be harnessed to effect profound, complex change. In the age of the Anthropocene, the need for new ways of thinking and acting has becomeContinue reading “Compassionate Communities Books”

The Frome Model

The Frome Model Julian Abel, Director of Compassionate Communities has been working with the team at the Frome Medical Practice since 2016 in implementing and rolling out the Frome Model across the Mendip area of Somerset. “Compassionate Communities project reduces population emergency admissions” At time when emergency admissions in Somerset rose by 30%, those inContinue reading “The Frome Model”

Survival of the Kindest: Dr Julian Abel – Making Compassionate Decisions

Survival of the Kindest: Dr Julian Abel – Making Compassionate Decisions Transcript Available Here In this episode, Allan turns interviewer to ask Julian about the background of The Compassion Project. Julian discusses how why he wrote the book and how it draws on themes that have taken 30 years or more to mature. He goesContinue reading “Survival of the Kindest: Dr Julian Abel – Making Compassionate Decisions”

The Reimagined Series by Dr Julian Abel and Professor Allan Kellehear….and friends.

The Reimagined Series by Dr Julian Abel and Professor Allan Kellehear….and friends. We have published a series of articles, sometimes with co authors, in a variety of journals that we call ‘The Reimagined Series’. These articles rose out of discussions we had in response to what we thought was needed to continue to develop theContinue reading “The Reimagined Series by Dr Julian Abel and Professor Allan Kellehear….and friends.”

Developing compassionate streets and neighbourhoods during Covid 19 by Julian Abel

Developing compassionate streets and neighbourhoods during Covid 19 by Julian Abel The challenge for health and social care services during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, in which physical distancing is a mainstay of the response, is how to maintain vital human social contact without increasing the risk of virus transmission.  Resilience of caring networksContinue reading “Developing compassionate streets and neighbourhoods during Covid 19 by Julian Abel”