Healthcare is changing and so are the people who work in it. Joint practices are a recent innovation for doctors. In addition, completely new professions have sprung up, such as art therapists and activity specialists. An overview of current and future healthcare professions.
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Together we are strong
What was revolutionary fifteen years ago is now all the rage: joint practices. Marc Jungi from Sanacare was one of the first doctors who decided to give teamwork a go. Thanks to the new model, he can now concentrate completely on being a doctor again. The pioneer explains why this is so important to him.
How Dietrich von Bonin heals patients with art
How and when does art therapy work and who can it help? Dietrich von Bonin has been studying the effect of art therapy at the University of Bern for 15 years. As a drama and language therapist, he treats people with sleep and anxiety disorders, traumas and stomach problems. His credo: art can touch everyone.
All health professions at a glance
(PDF, 10MB) Countless people in the healthcare system look after our well-being on a daily basis - from the pharmacist to the gastroenterologist through to the dental assistant. Find out in the interactive picture puzzle who works where and what an activity specialist or osteopath might do for you.
*For the interactive element of this file to work, please save the pdf to your computer (right-click and "Save target as..."; open file).
It can hit anyone
An accident, violence, a bereavement or a diagnosis of illness can traumatise people, even those who are very stable psychologically. Immediate psychological support can prevent the trauma from developing into a long-term disorder. Psychologist Mischa Oesch explains how she helps sufferers.