The Antidote to Bullying – The Power of Relationship-Centered Care©

The Antidote to Bullying – The Power of Relationship-Centered Care©

The Antidote to Bullying – The Power of Relationship-Centered Care©  As someone who has experienced bullying first-hand, I know the pain and trauma it can cause. It can make you feel isolated, helpless, and afraid. It can make you question your worth and your place in the world. It can make you spin in the […]

Mental Fitness – A Solution to Burnout

Mental Fitness – A Solution to Burnout

Mental Fitness – A Solution to Burnout April 2023                                                                                by Liliane de Vries Nurses and their leaders have been experiencing many symptoms of burnout for years, and although Covid is not the cause, it has certainly brought awareness to the outside world. The chaos of healthcare has left us all emotionally, physically and mentally depleted. The […]

Nurses in Pursuit of JOY: An Attitude that Defies all Circumstances

Nurses in Pursuit of JOY: An Attitude that Defies all Circumstances

March 2023                                                                                by Liliane de Vries Nursing is a noble profession that demands a lot from its individuals. Nurses encounter a wide range of situations, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or even burnt out. The complexity of care, the turnover of patients leading to more acute care, and the lack of staffing, to […]

Compassion in Healthcare: Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic

Compassion in Healthcare: Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic

Preserving Compassion Amidst a Pandemic By Liliane de Vries A reality often overlooked when reflecting on pandemics is that compassion swiftly becomes an unexpected casualty. Historically, this has proven to be true, and although the severity and scope of pandemics vary, the erosion of communities during crisis appears almost certain. London’s Great Plague ravaged society […]

Complimentary Coaching Sessions to healthcare professionals

Complimentary Coaching Sessions to healthcare professionals In these crucial times, together with the Alive in Healthcare team, I have decided to offer complimentary 30-minute coaching sessions to all healthcare professionals fighting against Covid-19. These sessions are available for healthcare professionals worldwide. Whether you are across the ocean or right next door, you can schedule your 30-minute […]

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health

Caregiver’s Crisis: Safeguarding Mental Health of Healthcare Professionals By Liliane de Vries The COVID-19 pandemic is here, and healthcare workers around the world are rising to the challenge. These selfless heroes are meeting each obstacle head-on with professionalism and poise in even the direst circumstances. Health care professionals are our first line of defence in […]

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus

Humanity in healthcare in the time of Coronavirus By Liliane de Vries In this moment, it feels nearly impossible to identify a single aspect of life that remains untouched by the Coronavirus – especially for healthcare providers. Extended shifts, dwindling supplies, and fearful and frustrated patients are creating a chain a dominos ready to topple […]

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction

A Culture of Caring: Your Guide to Nurses’ Satisfaction By Liliane de Vries For most, work always seems to feel like, well, work. Day in and day out, employees embark on a never-ending grind to complete their next task, assignment, project, etc. So, it’s no surprise that a recent Gallup poll found that nearly nine […]

Patients as Partners: Personalised Healthcare on the Horizon

Patients as Partners: Personalised Healthcare on the Horizon

Patients as Partners: Why you should never overlook the human element By Liliane de Vries When most people (patients and providers) think of innovations in healthcare, technological advancement often comes first to mind. With rapidly evolving diagnostic tools, monitoring systems, and cutting-edge treatments, patients are experiencing a drastic improvement in care received, and this upward […]