Learning to break bad newsBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7093.1501c (Published 24 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1501
- Linda Beecham
Doctors need better training in communication skills, particularly when they have to break bad news to patients, according to a report from the Royal College of Physicians. Training should start at medical school and be woven through the whole curriculum rather than taught as a separate subject.
In its report Improving Communication Between …