Peer Counseling in hospitals: Empowering amputees


Photo: Dagmar Marth in a consultation situation with a patient and other medical staff; Copyright: Scheurlen, ukb

People who have just been amputated usually have many questions. Peers like Dagmar Marth (right), who have experienced all this, can then help with an open ear and many valuable tips.

Photo: Dagmar Marth and the whole PiK team; Copyright: Scheurlen, ukb

Peers in hospital – the team (from left to right): Reinhard Tetzlaff, Dr. med. Katharina Salmoukas, Dr. med. Melissa Beirau, Timo Franz, Dagmar Marth, Dr. med. Katharina Lachheb

Nationwide Peer Counseling after amputation

Photo: Dagmar Marth talkind to Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen; Copyright: Scheurlen, ukb

Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen originally had the idea for "Hospital Peers" and has been the patron of the project from the beginning.

Peer Counseling provides encouragement

Photo: Nadine Lormis; Copyright: private

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