Read about the training we run with the National Council for Palliative Care on the Mental Capacity Act and Advanced Care Planning
Effective communication skills in nursing practice cannot be underestimated. If you are a member of the Nursing Standard you can access an article that was published in late 2014 Effective Communications Skills in Nursing Practice.
Elaine Bramhall was part of the National Council for Palliative Care Training Team who were finalists in the 2015 LaingBuisson Awards in the “Training and Rehabilitation” category “Excellence in Training”
So many health workers seem to be so ‘hard wired’ to provide a quick solution they have lost the ability to first ‘hear’ what the problem is. Over and over solutions create the communication barriers between health workers and patients. The art of attentive and sensitive listening seems to be suffocated [...]
Being effective in the way we communicate can be taught like any other skill – of course we all begin to communicate in some way from the moment we are born. A crying baby cannot be ignored by a new mother who will respond quickly and tend to the needs [...]