13/05/2017 Health as ecology

I am wondering if Gregory Bateson understood Brexit half a century before it happened better than we understand it as it unfolds. He talked a lot about schismogenesis, the development of a split between what become separate groups of people. This is the process of...

23/04/2017 Ecology of Health Conference

The International Bateson Institute, together with 3rdopinion, hosted a one day invitational conference at the remarkable Bromley by Bow Centre in London on the 5th June 2017....

03/04/2017 Self managing the system of healthcare

At the 2016 Relating Systems and Design Symposium in Toronto, we ran Self-managing the System of Healthcare: the second in a series of workshops that explore the issues of self-management of long term conditions by individuals and communities operating in the system of healthcare. The workshop...

03/04/2017 Health as ecosystem

Health is an ecosystem and health reflects our ecosystem. We can look at this paradox from the perspective of symmathesy...

03/04/2017 Health as Context

The complexity of health is rarely appreciated: seeing in terms of supply and demand flattens complex exchanges into linear equations. ...

03/04/2017 Ecology of Health

Health, wellbeing, and aliveness characterise thriving people and social processes. ...