Constructing mindful dialogues in healthcare: A phenomenological study

Diane Tasker, Joy Higgs

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)


    Throughout the ages, people have always been cared for at home when they have become ill or disabled. However, in Western society, the introduction of hospitals and the hegemony of specialist medical practices over the last century may have affected the place of community-based healthcare within healthcare systems.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCommunity-based healthcare
    Subtitle of host publicationThe search for mindful dialogues
    EditorsDiane Tasker, Joy Higgs, Stephen Loftus
    Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
    PublisherSense Publishers
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9789463009959
    ISBN (Print)9789463009935, 9789463009942
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Publication series

    NamePractice, education, work and society

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    Tasker, D., & Higgs, J. (2017). Constructing mindful dialogues in healthcare: A phenomenological study. In D. Tasker, J. Higgs, & S. Loftus (Eds.), Community-based healthcare: The search for mindful dialogues (1st ed., pp. 11-24). (Practice, education, work and society; Vol. 12). Sense Publishers.