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Author Index - Richard Vincent

Richard Vincent is Emeritus Professor of Cardiology and formerly Associate Dean of the Brighton and Sussex Medical School

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Wear your values (triple helix - winter 2016)

Richard Vincent reflects on why we need to be clear about our values and our reasons for holding them. Key points Values are a key force shaping our attitudes and behaviour. Identifying our internal values is a valuable exercise, helped by reflecting on our priorities and our actions. The Bible gives many examples...

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Are we losing our compassion? (triple helix - winter 2015)

key points The key elements of compassion are attentiveness, empathy and action. The loss of compassion in healthcare has resulted chiefly from a pre-occupation with the physical sciences, poor role modelling and a mismatch between demand and resources at both personal and institutional levels. Strategies for restoring compassion are gaining...

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The Changing Scene in Global Health (triple helix - winter 2015)

key points The emergence of a trulyglobal Christianity requires a shift in how we understand and talk about medical mission and the role of westerners in it. There are a huge variety of roles and contexts where there are opportunities for service, long and short-term. The traditional mission hospital is...

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Honouring Personhood in Patients (triple helix - spring 2013)

The added value of chaplaincy in general practice Ross Bryson Whole Person Health Trust, 2012 £7.00 Pb 72 pp ISBN 978-0-9544644-6-2 Enter here and enjoy a book that provides a unique insight into practical whole person care with an emphasis on patients' spiritual needs. The contributors offer...

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Foundations for Practice - how should Christians teach medicine? (triple helix - summer 2010)

key points The 2010 Rendle Short Lecture reviewed the move from authoritarian and belittling teaching to an emphasis on students' needs for support and encouragement to acquire the knowledge, skills and professionalism relevant to their future practice. Making patients the central concern of our clinical practice and placing students at...

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