Coupled with effective communication, health promotion becomes a powerful tool that empowers individuals and communities to take charge of their well-being.
Nonyelum is a student pharmacist and has written a blog to advise people how they can utilise their local pharmacists to help with their care needs.
Nonyelum writes about how important it is to utilise the experience and knowledge of the carers who look after family or others who have a form of learning disability.
These two students write about the experiences of healthcare students working on placements within the NHS, and offer some insights and strategies for helping students.
Fejiro summarises findings from medical students working within the NHS, when asked to describe their experiences of good and not so bad communication experiences they have witnessed or experienced.
Nonyelum shares her thoughts about the importance of non-verbal communication between patients and healthcare professionals and provides some tips about how we can improve our skills.
This blog provides details and links to various complaints services within the NHS.
Online services in primary care.
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?
Translation is a language barrier for many people, especially in the ever-growing globalised societies we live. We will touch on some of the pros and cons of using family members to translate.
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Recently my friends and I have realised that we are using medical jargon without even noticing. We are medical students and are continually learning.