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Safer Care Victoria

Date & Time

Conference room 2, Telstra Building

242 Exhibition Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000


As part of patient experience week, our workshop will explore how compassion in healthcare can improve the patient experience.

The event features a compassion lab delivered by Mary Freer, Social Change Maker of Freer Thinking.

The workshop will explore:

  • what neuroscience teaches us about compassion
  • what happens in healthcare when compassion is thin
  • practical tools for improving your resilience and self-compassion.


Who should attend?

Senior medical, nursing and allied health staff


About Mary Freer

Mary Freer is a social innovator and social change maker. She has held senior leadership positions with the federal government and within not-for-profit healthcare and social welfare services. Mary was the Founder and CEO of Change Day Australia. Mary is a TEDx speaker and a member of the Council of the Australian Charter for Compassion.


More information

Briana Mascaro

03 9096 2182