Gastro or endometriosis? How your GP discusses uncertainty can harm your health
Dr Mary Dahm is an ARC DECRA and Senior Research Fellow at the ANU Institute for Communication in Health Care. This article is republished...
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
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'
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
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
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
A new opinion piece, "‘More than words’ – Interpersonal communication, cognitive bias and diagnostic errors" in Patient Education and...