Please find below a list of our most recent posts – click to find out more.


Regent Lee, Amy Jones, Felicity Woodgate, Kirthi Ballamkonda, Nicholas Killough, Lucy Fulford-Smith, Katherine Hurst, Ismail Cassimjee, and Ashok Handa – The Experience of Patients During the Clinical Management Pathway of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms at a NHS Trust

Jonathan Herring, Bill Fulford, Michael Dunn and Ashok Handa – Elbow Room for Best Practice? Montgomery, Patients’ Values, and Balanced Decision-making in Person-centred Clinical Care 

Call for Participation: Inaugural Advanced Studies Seminar on ‘Evidence into Practice (and Back Again): the Values Agenda’, 2 November 2017, St Catherine’s College, Oxford 

SAVE THE DATE for INPP conference 2018, Hong Kong

The Centre for Studies in Phenomenology and Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Santiago, is delighted to announce a new international course on Phenomenological Psychopathology and Psychotherapy

Theory Network Announcement

Conference Announcement from the LEAN ViP Network

Susan Weeks has recently published on inter-professional education

Seminar series and follow up conference at Christ Church College, Oxford “Psychopathology of time and body”

Truth, Lies and Dementia – new report and follow up workshop

The Final Programme for the VBP Theory Group Network Advanced Studies Seminar On ‘Language and the First-Person Perspective in Mental Health: An Interdisciplinary Advanced Seminar’

Meeting of the Theory Network on Wednesday, May 31st 2017
At: The Collaborating Centre for Values-Based Practice, St Catherine’s College University of Oxford, Manor Road OX 1 3UJ.

This one-day Advanced Seminar examines the theme of language and the first-person perspective from a number of disciplinary perspectives, with a particular focus upon the significance of these debates for people with people with mental health conditions.

Lubomira Radoilska and the Philosophy Department of the University of Kent working in partnership with the Collaborating Centre are delighted to announce a programme of research exploring the Norms of Belief and the Norms of Action and how they influence research and practice..

Conference Announcement. 19th INPP international conference – Madrid, 13th – 15th November 2017 – Psychiatry and Philosophy

NEW COURSE in VALUE-BASED HEALTHCARE – the Department for Continuing Education are delighted to announce their new course in Healthcare Value 19-23 June 2017

Advanced Studies Conference: Hospitality and Mental Health
Institute for Social Aesthetics and Mental Health, Sigmund-Freud-University Vienna, and the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice, St. Catherine’s College, Oxford
Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th 2017

Brain and Mind Workshop – “Addiction and the Brain”

An interdisciplinary workshop in the Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda’s College, Oxford from 5 to 7  p.m on Thursday 4 May, 2017

Call for interested partners for a joint project between Universities of Lincoln and Nairobi Universities developing values-based nursing care for acute mental health

We are holding an initial exploratory meeting in at St Catherine’s College Oxford on May 10th

Conference Announcement “Hospitality and Mental Health”

A joint conference of the Institut for Social Aesthetics and Mental Health, Sigmund-Freud-University Vienna, and of the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th 2017

Advanced Seminar at the Collaborating Centre for Values-Based Practice in Health and Social Care entitled “Can Anorexia Nervosa ever be a Terminal Illness?”

Monday 8th May 2017 in St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

Can Biology Help Us Understand Psychopathology?
By Vitor Pordeus

ESRC Seminar 5: Stories that potentially reconfigure relationships and social relations to encourage authentic power sharing.

March 3rd 2017, University of York

New MA Course in Philosophy of Medicine and Psychiatry at King’s College, London

King’s College London’s Department of Philosophy is accepting applications to study for a new MA degree in Philosophy of Medicine & Psychiatry. This programme merges our former programmes in Philosophy of Medicine and Philosophy of Mental Disorder.

An interdisciplinary workshop in the JdP Music Building, St Hilda’s

from 5 to 7.15 p.m on Thursday, 2 February, 2017


Association of Radiography Educators (ARE) & The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice in Health and Social Care study day:Values-Based Radiography: Implementing a Whole Systems Approach

Wednesday 19th April 2017, 9:30am-4pm – St. Catherine’s College Oxford


Simon Clarke: Impact of Creative Writing on Mental Health
Request for Help and Ideas