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BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7100.3 (Published 12 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:S3-7100

Good presentation and performance skills should be a part of every doctor's skillset, and ward rounds and audit meetings provide one way to develop them. If the thought of a mistake in these conditions fuels performance-dulling anxiety you might like some more practice. Toastmasters is a non-profit organisation that provides a friendly supportive environment for public speakers to develop their skills. Contact them on 0171 494 1105 or at http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/315/7100/www.toastmasters.org.uk.

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