Alex Watson, David Gillespie
Published February 1, 2014
Reference - 168 Pages
ISBN 9781909368989 - CAT# K28639
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Dr. Alex Watson and actor Dave Gillespie have combined their different areas of expertise to produce a new approach to GP consulting. Modern Guide to GP Consulting is a simple and straightforward guide that any doctor can use to improve the way they communicate with their patients.
For many years, General Practitioners have placed great emphasis and importance on consultation skills, especially within their training schemes. Medical Schools are also placing increasing value on these skills, regardless of what specialty a doctor chooses to pursue in the future.
Using these six S’s – Status, Story, Summarising, Sharing, Securing, and Sanity – the book provides a structure for the consultation, with the aim of Increasing successful patient-doctor outcomes and satisfaction rates. If you would like to contact the authors, or to find out more about 'Six S for Success' training, seminars and workshops, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"This book is a gold mine of robust good sense for doctors."
—Sir Edward Clay
"...an original and insightful guide...an invaluable source of refreshment, inspiration, education and reflection. I recommend it to all clinicians."
—Professor Abdol Tavabie