Communication Skills

Loss of speech

By Abi Banham

Perhaps the biggest barrier to communication in healthcare is the loss of direct verbal speech.

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Anorexia was taking my life

By Abi Banham

I was in hell. I knew I had anorexia, but it doesn't stop you from trying to deny it. Lying and trying to hide it from yourself and others become part of the norm.

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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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