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Building resilience for the healthy heart

Organised by the Portland Centre for Integrative Medicine in collaboration with the College of Medicine

Engineers House, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3NB
18th March, 9.00am to 5.15pm

This whole day seminar is aimed at healthcare professionals, CAM practitioners and students interested in finding out more about cardiovascular health from an Integrative Medicine (IM) perspective.

The day will deliver knowledge around models of stress and resilience, information about food and herbs for a healthy heart and some of the ground-breaking work of ‘Cardiologist’s Kitchen’. There will also be an opportunity to experience creative writing, Tai Chi and mindfulness- the day has been designed to satisfy both left and right brain!

The day will deliver knowledge around models of stress and resilience, information about food and herbs for a healthy heart and some of the ground-breaking work of ‘Cardiologist’s Kitchen’.

Speakers at the seminar include Dr Ali Khavandi (Consultant Cardiologist), Dr Andrew Morrice (GP) Dr Sally Moorcroft (Medical Herbalist) Helen Cooke (Nutritional Therapist), holistic practitioners, CEO of the Portland Centre for Integrative Medicine (PCIM) Dr Elizabeth Thompson and Professor David Peters, an expert in the field of Resilience Building. There will be an emphasis on self-care approaches including practical tips and strategies to use with your patients and clients. We hope you will leave this session with a better understanding of what IM can offer and inspiration in your day-to-day professional practice.

PCIM is a new Centre for Integrative Medicine based in Clifton but delivering care across Bristol. We see Integrative Medicine as a holistic, evidence-based approach which makes intelligent use of all available therapeutic choices to achieve optimal health and resilience for our patients. IM includes knowledge from conventional, complementary and lifestyle approaches to improve health and wellbeing.

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