My husband shared with me the above video it had stayed with him since he saw it many years ago. It was for the Guardian newspaper and won awards. When reflecting on the the simple premise that perspective has the power to change one's views I began to extrapolate to my practice and relationship to clients.
One of the most, if not the most important aspects of quality care provision is effective communication. Clarity in expressive and receptive dialogue, transparency of influence and agenda. Without this fundamental aspect of care all other facets become suboptimal, ineffective and at times disruptive.
To see the other persons view requires one to listen and engage, it is not sufficient to be simply skilled and knowledgable, it is essential that ones practices truely engages and encompasses the clients perspective in relation to your own.
He still reads the Guardian to this day, in a time of questionable muddled infomercials posing as truth, he has found his.
Petrina Duncan, Obstetrician, Gynaecologist, and mother. Writes about events, news issues and health issues.