Communication Skills

Using Communities of Practice to Reduce Consultant Burden

By Lynn Furber

We summarise our thoughts following a recent advanced communication skills course with a group of healthcare Consultants. Creating a community of practitioners can reduce consultant burnout.

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Awareness Context Theory

By Dr Lynn Furber
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Communicating with people with learning disabilities

By Jillian Palwyn

Jillian shares her expertise of talking to people with learning disabilities

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Conversations with patients: Reflections from a student nurse

By Abi Banham
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Online Services in Primary Care

By Alicia Hassall

Online services in primary care.

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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?

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Avoid Using Medical Jargon

By Alicia Hassall

Recently my friends and I have realised that we are using medical jargon without even noticing. We are medical students and are continually learning.

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Preparing for online consultations

By Alicia Hassall

The NHS has been preparing to embed online consultations in primary care (GP surgeries for some time)

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