Advanced Communication Skills Masterclass for International Medical Graduates

Summary of workshop 

This workshop provides an opportunity for International Medical Graduates to develop advanced communication skills that are essential to providing high-quality patient care in the NHS. The workshop is designed to improve communication and professionalism in the workplace, and will be delivered by experienced doctors and communication experts.

What will be covered? 
  • Understanding the value of effective communication for patients, staff, and organisations in the NHS.
  • Recognising potential barriers to effective communication, including cultural and linguistic differences.
  • Demonstrating skills that facilitate effective communication, such as active listening, empathy, and giving constructive feedback.
  • Developing an awareness of nonverbal communication and its impact on communication effectiveness.
  • Exploring different approaches and strategies to communication challenges, including communication with patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Improving assertiveness skills, which are crucial in the NHS workplace.
  • Enhancing cross-cultural communication skills and building cultural competence.
This course is ideal for:

International Medical Graduates who want to improve their communication skills. This workshop is particularly relevant for those who have recently arrived in the UK and are looking to integrate into the NHS.