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Library & Knowledge Services: Mindfulness in Health Care

MIndfulness in Nursing and Allied Health

Mindfulness for Physicians and trainees

Mindfulness and Patient Safety

Mindfulness and Leadership

Mindfulness is...

Experience of being present

  • Experiential understanding of the interplay between mind, body and emotions
  • Being in the moment


  • Aware of self in the moment
  • Aware of the environment
  • Aware of the constant stream of thoughts, emotions, and body sensations


  • Accepting moments as they arise
  • Acceptance towards self and self-compassion


Books & Resources at C&W

All books below are available for staff to borrow from the Study & Learning Commons (4th floor SHY)

PHSA LogoBC Children's & BC Women's are programs of British Columbia's Provincial Health Services Authority. Library & Knowledge Services are provided through C&W Learning & Development, part of the Practice & Learning portfolio at BC Children's & BC Women's. Learning & Development is here to provide you and your team with education and professional development resources to enable excellent patient care and to support your life-long learning. We are located within the unceded, occupied, traditional and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and səlilil̓w̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) where these guides were conceptualized and created.