St Michael's Hospice


Advanced Communication Skills Training

2-day NCAT Accredited Course


Who is it for?

Senior clinicians with an active role in patient management including aspects of communication such as breaking bad news, dealing with the transition to palliative / end of life care or talking with individuals and families in the face of impending and actual loss.

Suitable for Senior Allied Healthcare professionals, Medical and Nursing staff.

Course content

2-day NCAT accredited communication skills course.

Day 1 08.45 registration, 09.00 start – 18.00 finish
Day 2 09.00 start – 17.30 finish

CPD points allocated via Royal Colleges of Physicians.

Experiential course which uses role play and trained actors to simulate the part of patients/carers and colleagues. Enables attendees to increase confidence and be more able to handle difficult conversations with patient’s relatives or colleagues.

  • Using communication skills in complex and difficult situations – Participant led agenda
  • Interactive exercises and skills practice
  • Skills transfer – Theory to practice

Find out more

To book a place or request an application form


  • Monday 15th August 2022
    Tuesday 11th October 2022
  • 2 day
  • 15th & 16th August 2022
    11th & 12th October 2022
  • 09.00 - 18.00
  • £550.00