Professor David Seedhouse


Partner: Professor David Seedhouse, Professor of Values Based Practice, Institute of Health and Society, Worcester University; also University of Western Sydney
Author of Values-based Decision-making for the Caring Professions (Wiley 2005); creator and owner of the Values Exchange community (see Read More below for links)

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Key Words: Resident in: UK, NZ; Working in: UK, NZ; Area(s) of Interest in VBP:Communications/website, Education, Management, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Publications/other/ Values-based Decision-making for the Caring Professions (Wiley 2005); new book in progress – Values Based Practice for Health Care: A Practical Guide;Research/philosophy, Research/other/analysing Values Exchange data; Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Decision theory, Evidence-based practice, Ethics
Brief Description of Work: Thirty years of writing, teaching and research into the role of values in health care decision-making. Built a working website for interactive practice called the Values Exchange (see example below)
Read more: the Values Exchange community is at:; for an example of a Values Exchange in action see

Publication: Thoughtful Health Care – Ethical Awareness and Reflective Practice