Tag: compassion

Photo of Dr Michael Myers for article by Dr Michael Myers on physician suicide awareness day

Kindness Is in the Air

The title of this piece is a take on the airy and buoyant song of 1977, “Love Is in the Air.” Over the last few weeks, despite so much...
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Compassion, empathy and sympathy – what do they truly mean?

As a profession, medicine is beginning to be aware that we must care for the whole person, if we are to truly practise the art and science of our...

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