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New ICH research on diagnostic uncertainty: What do doctors do and say when they are unsure about a diagnosis?
05
Oct
2022

New ICH research on diagnostic uncertainty: What do doctors do and say when they are unsure about a diagnosis?

A new study, ‘Communication of Diagnostic Uncertainty in Primary Care and Its Impact on Patient Experience: an Integrative Systematic...
UCL and Lancaster University officially join IC4CH
11
Aug
2022

UCL and Lancaster University officially join IC4CH

In a series of events in the United Kingdom initially planned for the summer of 2020, the International Consortium for Communication in...
ICH and CHF webinar: 'The role of health communication in patient safety and quality of care'
27
May
2022

ICH and CHF webinar: 'The role of health communication in patient safety and quality of care'

On 25 May 2022, the ANU Institute for Communication in Health Care proudly joined with the Consumer Health Forum of Australia (Australia's...
Communication the key to a correct diagnosis: ICH research in the media
08
Mar
2022

Communication the key to a correct diagnosis: ICH research in the media

A new study in Diagnosis, ‘Diagnostic statements: a linguistic analysis of how clinicians communicate diagnosis’, reveals doctors who got...
New ICH research on nursing handover: Nurses at end-of-shift face greater personal and health systems barriers to engaging patients
02
Mar
2022

New ICH research on nursing handover: Nurses at end-of-shift face greater personal and health systems barriers to engaging patients

A new study, ‘Tracing interpersonal discursive features in Australian nursing bedside handovers’ in English for Specific Purposes, reveals...
A new ICH opinion piece: ‘More than words’ – Interpersonal communication, cognitive bias and diagnostic errors
13
Jul
2021

A new ICH opinion piece: ‘More than words’ – Interpersonal communication, cognitive bias and diagnostic errors

A new opinion piece, "‘More than words’ – Interpersonal communication, cognitive bias and diagnostic errors" in Patient Education and...
IC4CH partner Elena Semino on the power of metaphor during the pandemic
06
Jul
2021

IC4CH partner Elena Semino on the power of metaphor during the pandemic

Elena Semino is professor of linguistics and verbal art at Lancaster University, director of the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to...

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