Developing effective communication skills

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Developing effective communication skills

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Although no new Medicines and prescribing content will be published to the NPC legacy website, the extensive catalogue of existing publications, resources and e-learning materials will still be available to view and download for as long as the information contained within them remains accurate and up-to-date. All future Medicines and prescribing outputs will be published on the NICE website and signposted from the Medicines and prescribing homepage.

Communication is important in healthcare to ensure the correct process is carried out whether this be verbally (speech), non-verbally (gestures), by listening, or by writing. To ensure the information we deliver is followed out the way we expect it to be communicating effectively is paramount.


Find out more information about ‘developing effective communication skills’ and learn more about how you can communicate effectively plus lots more by clicking on the eLearning section and/or the other useful links and resources available on the left-hand side menu.