A Mile in My Shoes is an immersive experience developed with The Empathy Museum, which allows people to step into the shoes of people working in health and social care to see the world through their eyes. Re-imagined for digital audiences, you can now share in this experience online.

Listen to Leisa's story

When something hurts, the doctor’s surgery seems like the obvious place to go for help. But what can a GP do for you if the pain is caused by loneliness, poverty and despair?

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A Mile in My Shoes

A Mile in My Shoes is an immersive experience developed with The Empathy Museum, which allows people to step into the shoes of people working in health and social care to see the world through thei...

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The importance of empathy

‘We talk about the federal deficit, but we don’t talk enough about the empathy deficit’ said Barack Obama when he was running for President eight years ago. He was lamenting the decline in compassi...

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The power of storytelling

Stories have been used to hand down learning and knowledge for thousands of years. A good story engages our curiosity, emotions and imagination. We spoke to Clare Patey, Director of the Empathy Mus...

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