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Communication skills workshop

A 1-day interactive workshop designed to enhance communication skills with colleagues, patients and teams. 

Upcoming workshop dates

Early-bird discounts are available for workshops booked in advance.

Future dates: For details of future workshops, please email education.courses@rcplondon.ac.uk to register on the Course Demand List for early notification of dates. Plea likee specify if you would like to be notified of dates in London, Liverpool or Online.

Course content

Good communication plays an important role in every doctor’s day-to-day work and is a key competency in specialty curricula. With this in mind, the workshop will cover the following areas:

  • effective communication skills – what they are and why they are important
  • body language and using it to enhance your message
  • barriers to effective communication
  • active listening and getting the most out of all your interactions
  • models for doctor-patient communication
  • improving communication in your team(s).

Who should attend?

  • all specialties
  • all grades
  • particularly useful for doctors preparing for their PACES exam
  • recommended for any doctor in a supervisory role
  • allied healthcare professionals also welcome.

Why attend this course?

As a core competency in the generic curricula and an important part of the appraisal process, it is essential for all doctors to maintain and develop their communication skills. The skills covered in this workshop would also benefit the practice of allied healthcare professionals.

Course fee

  • Full rate: £290

Future dates

Please email education.courses@rcplondon.ac.uk to register on the Course Demand List for early notification of when future dates are LIVE for booking.

In-house

To discuss commissioning this workshop as in-house training for your trust, please contact Oliver Cullen by phone on +44(0)20 3075 1555 or by email at inhouse@rcplondon.ac.uk.

Membership

Membership and early-bird discounts are available. More information on becoming a member, and benefits from discounted RCP members delegate rates at conferences, training and events, are available.