The patient consultation is at the core of general practice. You need to understand the wider context of the meeting, recognise the importance of the individual GP’s style and skills, and demonstrate an ethical and reflective attitude to patient-centred care.
Good communication is essential to the establishment of open and honest relationships with patients, and in the development of the doctor-patient partnership.
Here we have collated key articles from our journals to help you meet the curriculum requirements in this area.
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In this section you will find articles on:
These curriculum resources are regularly updated with relevant articles from our range of healthcare publications. All articles are reviewed by GP advisers. We have set the standard lifetime of an article at two years and will aim to renew all articles within that timeframe. However, some older articles will remain in the listing if our reviewers believe there to be no significant changes to the topic covered.
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