Alison's story shows how miscommunication has a long-lasting impact on emotional well-being and perception of care.
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.
Administration is a vital part of the NHS, and when it goes wrong, it can have a huge impact on patients.
Online services in primary care.
Recently my friends and I have realised that we are using medical jargon without even noticing. We are medical students and are continually learning.
After seeing the doctor in the emergency department, an appointment was made to see a specialist doctor (Consultant) at my local hospital.
As I sit at home, reflecting on the bad news the doctors have given me, I feel a little embarrassed.
So, how did I end up receiving bad news about cancer? Well, after a testing day of cycling, I ended up in the Emergency Department (ED) with a suspected broken back. What happened?