Scottish Poetry Library Headlines: Medicine and Poetry (BAW)

External Event - 12th Mar 2018

An event pairing poet Ken Cockburn, who works with people in care homes (including dementia sufferers), with Dr John Gilles (University of Edinburgh Compassion Initiative) for a thought-provoking evening of observations & readings, drawing on their personal experience of how poetry has an impact on the thinking & response of both patients & practitioners in care contexts.

This event takes place at the St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh from 6pm to 7.30pm. 

This event is free, but please book a place.

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