Does empathic care help and can it be taught?
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Does empathic care help and can it be taught?

Jeremy Howick Professor of empathic healthcare and director, Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare
Anna Kendrick Education and practice development sister, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Elizabeth Anderson Professor of interprofessional education and patient safety lead, Leicester Medical School, University of Leicester

Research shows that empathy, a theme of nurse education, can calm anxiety and improve patient outcome

The Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare, established at the University of Leicester in June 2022, is pioneering a new approach to medical, nursing and allied health education and training that positions empathy at the heart of healthcare delivery.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 22, 6, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/cnp.22.6.12.s5

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