Members of our team have written about clinical communication in several peer reviewed papers. Our research feeds directly into our teaching.

Relevant Publications

Huntley, C. D., Salmon, P., Fisher, P. L., Fletcher, I., & Young, B. (2012). LUCAS: a theoretically informed instrument to assess clinical communication in objective structured clinical examinations. MEDICAL EDUCATION, 46(3), 267-276. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2011.04162.x. Read online

Mendick N, Young B, Holcombe C, Salmon P. How do surgeons think they learn about communication? A qualitative study. Medical Education. 2015 Apr;49(4):408-16. Read online.

Salmon P, Young B. Creativity in clinical communication: from communication skills to skilled communication. Medical Education. 2011;45(3):217-26. Read online.

Salmon P, Young B. The validity of education and guidance for clinical communication in cancer care: evidence-based practice will depend on practice-based evidence. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 1;90(2):193-9. Read online.

Salmon P, Young B. A new paradigm for clinical communication: critical review of literature in cancer care. Medical Education. 2017;51(3):258-68. Read online.

I think the CCP sessions were very useful in preparation of communication skills essential to palliative care and oncology placements, as well as the opportunity to practice with a simulated patient.

Liverpool Student Doctor

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