£1.3 billion a year is spent in above-the-line costs for pre- and post-registration health professional education. We need to find ways to help people re-find their humane side through and during education processes.
Gottman’s work on the ‘Hidden curriculum’ shows how students loose the ability to talk with patents: and it happens in practice settings. So the process must focus on the role models that students have as they work in practice settings as well as in educational settings.
Educators need to be involved in co-production: they need to put the barriers down.