Our Advanced Communications Skill training is an experiential and learner-led 2-day CPD approved certificate course targeted towards consultants, SAS grade physicians and a multi-professional audience including GPs, allied healthcare professionals, nurses and midwives who want to enhance their communication skills to further equip with emotionally challenging situations, including:

  • Breaking bad news
  • Discussing complex treatment plans with patients
  • Talking to a distressed or angry patient or their family
  • Performance managing or dealing with challenging / courageous conversations with colleagues

Limited to small numbers, the course includes discussion of direct evidence base with application to communication in practice including RealTalk, filmed role play with actors and supportive and constructive feedback in a safe environment.

This course is approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 13 category 1 (external) CPD credits

26-27 June 20246-7 November 2024 
10-11 July 202427-28 November 2024 
21-22 August 20244-5 December 2024 
18-19 September 202412-13 February 2025 
25-26 September 202426 - 27 February 2025 
2-3 October 20245-6 March 2025 

30-31 October 2024

19-20 March 2025 

An excellent course that has given me confidence and new skills to use.

For more information email: wendy.spencer@treetopshospice.org.uk

The cost is £610 per person.

2 full days 8.45am Registration - 5pm each day.

All courses are held at Treetops Hospice, Derby Road, Risley, Derbyshire. DE72 3SS 

Derbyshire partnerships organisations please enquire as funding options may be available. You may also be able to apply for education CPD funding from your employer organisation or education grant funding here: Grants | Hospice UK