The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

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The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

The Collaborating Centre has been set up to support the development of values-based practice through shared learning. Based at St Catherine’s College in Oxford the Centre brings together a wide range of individuals and organisations working on different aspects of values-based practice around the world. Although originating primarily in mental health and social care a particular aim of the Collaborating Centre is to support extension of values-based approaches to other areas of health care such as surgery.

The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

What is Values-based Practice?

Values-based Practice (VBP) is a clinical skills-based approach to working with complex and conflicting values in healthcare. It is a twin framework to evidence-based practice (EBP).

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Key Areas of Collaboration

The core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas – Education and Training, Regulation, Law and Guidance, and Integration and Teamwork – together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice.

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The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice
The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

Forthcoming VBP Webinars

Details of future Collaborating Centre Webinars will be announced here.

The Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice

Latest Announcements

Racism as a public mental health concern – 14th July 2021

The seminar looks at the structural and social determinants of race and racism as public mental health concern disguised by the White PaperReview of the Mental Health Act (2021) for clinical and competency changes. It analyses the inter-related factors of class, gender, education as important contributing factors to the over-representation of racialised (ethnically diverse) communities, suffering from Covid-19 and long-term medical diseases.

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MASIS new website

MASIS new website – The Mobility and Support Information Service has launched its new website providing information and support and promoting inclusion and equality for disabled people – It’s all about collaboration!! For details

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WikiVBP Reference Library

The wikiVBP Reference Library aims to provide a focused resource of literature and other materials supporting training, research and policy developments in values-based practice.

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Key Areas of Collaboration

Core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas, Education, Regulation and Integration, together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice

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Values-based Surgical Care

Values-based practice in surgery is an innovative approach to decision making in surgery, linking science with people.

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Training Materials and Resources

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The CUP Book Series

Cambridge University Press has a VBP book series.

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