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  • 7th February 2024
  • Cancer

Euphemistic language: The big ‘C’

By Lynn Furber

In this short post, we discuss the importance of being honest with someone when telling them they have cancer. We suggest avoiding euphemistic language, as this can have a negative impact on patients

  • 15th November 2020
  • Challenging Conversations

Online Services in Primary Care

By Alicia Hassall

Online services in primary care.

  • 15th November 2020
  • Challenging Conversations

What is self-management?

By Alicia Halsall

Patients have told us they are confused by the term self-management and what it means for them and their healthcare? Are they to be abandoned and left to their own devices?

  • 19th April 2020
  • Challenging Conversations

Preparing for Difficult Conversations

By Dr Lynn Furber

Preparing for difficult conversations with others is key. SPIKES is a helpful strategy to help healthcare professionals have difficult conversations and is outlined in this blog.