MMF mediating conflict training – more dates

March 26, 2017 - Posted by

Closing the gap: mediating conflict between patients and health professionals: Medical Mediation Foundation training day 14th July 2017, London. (see below for more dates)   Book your places now for MMF’s one day training course, run in collaboration with Performing … Continued

Evelina Resolution Project Training outcomes published

February 19, 2017 - Posted by

The Evelina Resolution Project “Recognising and Managing Conflict between families and health professionals” training ” has the potential to reduce substantially the human and economic costs of conflicts for healthcare providers, healthcare staff, patients and relatives,” according to an independent … Continued

MMF paper on conflict escalation published

May 5, 2015 - Posted by

Original research by the Medical Mediation Foundation reveals a clear pattern to the way in which conflicts between families and health professionals escalate.   The research, published in Archives of Disease in Childhood, concludes: Conflicts escalate in a predictable manner. … Continued

Family campaigns for medical mediation

September 19, 2014 - Posted by

The family whose case led to the setting up of The Evelina Resolution project is campaigning for mediation to be made more widely available to families in cases where trust and communication with health professionals breaks down. Sky News: Family’s … Continued

Could mediation have helped Ashya King’s family?

September 8, 2014 - Posted by

The Observer features the work of The Medical Mediation Foundation and The Evelina Resolution project and asks, could early intervention and mediation have helped prevent the conflict between his family and Southampton Hospital escalating? http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/07/how-mediation-prevent-repeat-ashya-king-case-nhs

A brain surgeon’s story

April 10, 2014 - Posted by

“Do No Harm” is the remarkable story of Henry Marsh, a brilliant brain surgeon who describes what it’s like to operate inside someone’s head while revealing what it feels like to inhabit his own. NHS managers may loathe him (the … Continued

Why mediation training should be offered in hospitals

December 10, 2013 - Posted by

“Escalating conflicts have the potential to impact on care of patients and all others on a unit” according to a feature on the Evelina Resolution Project in the Guardian’s Healthcare Professional network:  http://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2013/dec/10/mediation-training-offered-hospitals