Dying to Communicate

Dying to Communicate, St Barnabas - Two-day workshop
Online via Microsoft Teams
Cost per person per two workshop £200.00
All places must be paid for before the start of the workshop

What will I get from the course?
The online workshop will encourage you to reflect on the importance of good communication in the support of patients and their families when having those challenging conversations around Palliative Care and End of Life and being able to practice those skills in a safe environment. 

Why should I attend?
There will be an opportunity for you to enhance care and wellbeing of patient and their families, eliminate the consequences of poor communication.  You will be able to practice your skills in a safe environment with knowledgeable actors and learn to identify stressors prevalent in your work so you can broaden your coping strategies.  All attendees will be expected to participate in all aspects of the two days, there will be a taught component and interactive exercises including experiential learning role-play in small groups with actors and a facilitator

What will I learn?   

  • Explore your own communication learning needs
  • Study the theory of communication in complex situations
  • Experiential learning, scenario work with actors and facilitators in a safe environment
  • Develop reflective practice skills and increased self-awareness
  • Understand how to encourage patients to explore their feelings
  • Professional responsibilities and cultural issues
  • Reflect on the Implications of Covid-19


Want to find out more?             
Please let your Neighbourhood Lead or Sam Lewis know if you wish to attend.

Contact: Sam.lewis@ulh.nhs.uk