#SHCR: An inspiring, free course that will help you change health care for the better

When I first read Sonia’s post about the School for Health and Care Radicals (SHCR) a year ago, little did I know that I would be signing up for one of the most inspiring educational experiences of my ten years as a doctor, resulting in unexpected personal and professional growth.

“Anyone who wants to bring about change has to be ready to break the rules. But in health and social care, that can be really difficult. The art of rocking the boat while staying in it is something it seems no-one is ready to help you learn.” – School for Health and Care Radicals



Working on my SHCR workbook – over coffee

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Want to learn the FUNdamentals of Quality Improvement?


When Sonia posted about the School for Health and Care Radicals (SHCR) back in January, I had no idea that signing up would unleash the radical within me (all for the investment of a few of hours per week).

I am hoping for a similarly mind-blowing, practice-changing experience with Improvement FUNdamentals, an NHS-led MOOC focussing on quality improvement in health and care.

I am sure that, as with the SHCR, we will form ANZ and palliative care sub-communities. You can read more about it and sign up here. It would be great to have some of the Palliverse community along for the ride.