When doctors and patients talk

For most people who come into contact with the NHS, a key element of their experience of care will be their individual consultations with a clinician. Often these interactions are ones that happen ...

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The power of peer support

Peer-led support groups are proven to help people manage long-term conditions by reducing depression, building self-esteem and improving physical and mental health. We ask Mohammed Ijaz about the w...

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Health literacy: let's think again

I don't really like the term ‘health literacy’. Not many people really understand what it means, which is a bit ironic when you think about it. My unofficial definition of health literacy is ‘the c...