Category : General news and updates

July 9, 2020
Teaching of Remote Consultation Skills – UKCCC website developments
Posted by Andy Ward

Hello everyone Following the initial meeting about the teaching of remote consultation skills, there have been some changes to the UKCCC website to allow easier sharing of resources and discussions about the various themes. I have outlined them below. Feedback on how they work (or not) would be very welcome. This has the potential to […]

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June 25, 2020
EACH UK / UKCCC online meeting Sharing best practice in remote consulting skills 14.7.20
Posted by Lorraine Noble

EACH UK / UKCCC online meeting Sharing best practice in remote consulting skills Tuesday 14th July, 15.00-16.30 Online meeting via Zoom   Digital healthcare has rapidly become ‘the new normal’ over the past few months. This meeting will share ideas about effective strategies for all healthcare consultations conducted remotely, via video, telephone and text-based communication. […]

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June 25, 2020
EACH Autumn online Conference- Registration now open
Posted by Sandra Winterburn

EACH are delighted to invite you to join the 18th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare.  We are developing an exciting, interactive platform to host a diverse programme of sessions online this September 2020, followed by a dynamic, in-person event planned for April 2021. For more information click on the link below https://www.each.eu/eachevents/conferences/icch-2020/  

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June 25, 2020
Summary of Remote Consultations Meeting and Next Steps
Posted by Andy Ward

Hello everyone Hope you are keeping well and safe. Here is a summary of the meeting held on 4th June to discuss the teaching of remote consultations. Sorry for the delay in getting this out. It includes some suggestions for next steps. These need a bit of re-working of the UKCCC website, so watch this […]

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June 20, 2020
News of our chair Sarah Collins
Posted by Caroline Sprake

Dear all – Sarah unfortunately has been poorly but is recovering well and will be back with us. The time frame is a bit uncertain so any issues in the meantime please just email myself at caroline.sprake@nhs.net or write a message on the blog if is relevant to us all. She knows we are all […]

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June 9, 2020
The “new normal” for socially distant skills teaching
Posted by Janet Lefroy

We had a very helpful zoom meeting on 20th May sharing what we have been trying out with skills teaching and what our plans and ideas are. The notes are here. We agreed to meet again and would welcome any other UKCCC members to join in. Time: Jun 25, 2020 14:00 Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88928279536 […]

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June 9, 2020
Use of Patients Know Best for Medical Education
Posted by Andy Ward

Katherine Joekes from Kent & Medway Medical School helpfully took some notes at last week’s meeting which I have pasted below. If anyone has any more questions about Patients Know Best and how to start working with them please get in touch with me and I will put you in touch with Sarah Wright at […]

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June 4, 2020
Online International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 9-11 September 2020
Posted by Lorraine Noble

Hello everyone This is to let you know that the EACH International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 9-11 September this  year is going online. There is a new call for Covid-related healthcare communication submissions – including teaching –  deadline 25th June (midnight). Please see the EACH website: https://www.each.eu/eachevents/conferences/icch-2020/ Kind regards Lorraine UCL EACH UK National […]

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June 4, 2020
Today’s (4th June) Meetings – Remote Consulting and Patients Know Best
Posted by Andy Ward

There seems to have been a bit of confusion about both of these meetings. I had posted links on the Forum and within the blog, but judging by emails I have received, this doesn’t seem to have worked!! Here are the details for the 12pm meeting about Remote Consultation Teaching:  UKCCC is inviting you to […]

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June 3, 2020
Covid communication resources from EACH and National Health Communication Programme Ireland
Posted by Lorraine Noble

    Hello everyone Please find below information about teaching resources developed for the National Healthcare Communication Programme in Ireland and EACH International Association for Communication in Healthcare. Courtesy of Professor Paul Kinnersley (kinnersley@Cardiff.ac.uk), former member of UK Council. As a result of the pandemic the focus has been on resources to support clinicians in […]

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