What Money Cannot Buy? Compassion in Healthcare: A Response to the Recent Commentaries

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Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

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Let me first start by thanking everyone who responded to my editorial entitled: ‘Why and How is Compassion Necessary to Provide Good Quality Healthcare?’1 It is both a humbling and deeply gratifying experience, to receive so many thoughtful and valuable comments from colleagues whose work I know and respect. And it is in equal measure, rewarding and stimulating, to be able to read engaging and incisive responses from colleagues I have never met but whose writings inspire me. These are rare gifts to be cherished, and they remind me of my privileged position as a member of the virtual community where such a genuine exchange of ideas takes place. They help me to forward my thinking on issues about which I care deeply... (Read more...)

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