09:00 - 16:00 Edinburgh (venue TBC) £200
An interactive workshop for senior doctors and other health professionals (Band 6+). Participants will work in a small peer group and address communication challenges drawn from their own clinical practice and educational roles. Particular focus will be on initiating conversations about deteriorating health, people’s priorities and plans for future care such as hospital treatments options, further admissions, clinically assisted nutrition or hydration and CPR
This workshop is open to staff from all NHS health boards
Date of workshop to be confirmed – please complete the online application form to be added to our waiting list and notified of upcoming dates
We look at effective ways to help people think and plan ahead. Clinicians need to be able to talk about emergency treatment and care planning (e.g. Treatment Escalation Plans and ReSPECT), goals of care, and planning for care around dying, including DNACPR discussions.
The RED-MAP framework supports these conversations.
In this advanced clinical communication workshop participants will:
Edinburgh (venue TBC)
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Dr Frances Yuille was a consultant clinical oncologist at the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow before moving to her current post at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre. She was one of the senior clinicians involved in developing the postgraduate communication education programme in SE Scotland. She has been a senior tutor since 2004. Frances teaches a range of postgraduate courses and undergraduates at the University of Edinburgh. GMC number: 3249312