Caring, Health, and Learning (VHäL)

We conduct research in caring science with focus on caring, health, and learning.

Caring, Health, and Learning

VHäL is the Swedish acronym for the research group that  A main focus is on creating and maintaining conditions for good healthcare and professional care, issues about people’s health, well-being and illnesses, as well as learning in relation to health and caring.

Examples of research areas are:

  • Healthcare communication, caring conversations and interactions
  • Patient/person centred care
  • Patient safety and high quality healthcare
  • Children’s and young people’s health
  • Childbearing and delivery
  • Learning and reflection
  • Simulation and learning environments

We conduct research in collaboration with the community and the demands of the healthcare sector. Within the research group, there is a creative and positive critical environment where ongoing research, research questions, and project ideas are discussed. Several research projects involve students.