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They Are The Brave

by Xavier Leonard
A deeply reflective analysis of patients' vulnerability and hope within clinical care. Hard-won personal insight has integrated this tension in a simple, poignant and artful poem.
Tags: written prose - poetry - under_the_skin - cancer - palliative care - Effective Consulting - oooh_featured -

Am I resilient enough?

by Dinushika Weerasinghe
Concerns and musings around surviving well within medicine with the patients’ quality of carevery much at heart.
Tags: visual - painting - Who_am_I? - oooh_featured -

Reflections on the Human Form

by The Art & Science of Medicine
Drawing on historical and current perspectives to exploring the richness of human form.
Tags: visual - collage - arts_in_education - oooh_featured -

Life’s Last Chapter

by Katie Driver
A grand-daughter’s insight into the nurturing role of the natural environment both at first and second-hand at the end of life.
Tags: visual - painting - my_family - cancer - care of the elderly - palliative care, nature, oooh_featured -

Art of 'Off the Record'

by Samya Sarfaraz
Personal experience of burnout lead to an encounter with the Bristol Mental Health programme Off The Record - where this student is now a trustee and passionate advocate for young people in supporting resilience.
Tags: visual - painting - wounded_healer - young people’s mental health, art therapy, social action, oooh_featured -

Heart Strings

by Abigail Morris
A student uses her skills in embroidery and applique to consider the complexities of living with dyslexia – providing a rich example of resilience across her lived experience.
Tags: visual - textile - wounded_healer - Dyslexia, tacit learning, emotional intelligence, oooh_featured -

The art of adding beauty to the brain

by Afrida Hussain
A retired GP with dementia’s insights about the unexpected opportunities and joys triggered by this condition inspire a student to re-assess her assumptions profoundly.
Tags: visual - drawing - family_and_friends - dementia - oooh_featured -


by Olivia Bell
Processing the impact of a diagnosis of clinical depression witnessed in a GP consultation through layers of painting
Tags: visual - painting - under_the_skin - depression - general practice - consultation, mental health, clinical depression, oooh_featured -

The Arms of isolation

by Eleanor McNally
The role of social prescription for isolated patients and potentially negative impact of media coverage on individualized perceptions of NHS care.
Tags: visual - collage - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - loneliness - general practice - oooh_featured -

Think Like a Tree

by Mariella Williams
The oak tree is explored as a metaphor of connectedness, awareness and diversity within resilient well- being
Tags: visual - painting - out_of_our_heads - Foundations of Resilience oooh_featured -