Stories: Learning to listen deeply through an empathy walk in Edinburgh Prison


Carol Chamberlain is a Senior Health Improvement Officer leading on inequalities within NHS Lanarkshire. She was a joint hub host in a mixed member hub in 2015 and has also hosted a hub this year which is mainly comprised of individuals working in the NHS in Lanarkshire and which is continuing to meet after the MOOC has ended. As part of her role within health improvement she was attending at Edinburgh Prison to take part in the Recovery Walk organised by the Scottish Recovery Consortium and chose this time to carry out an empathy walk with one of the prisoners to practise her deep listening skills. Watch the video below to hear her talk about this experience.


To hear more about Carol’s experience of u.lab, including her reasons for taking part in u.lab shortly after taking up a new post within the NHS looking at inequalities, please watch the video below.



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