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Breaking Bad News

Breaking Bad News

Breaking Bad News

Jane Wale
Jane Wale
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 17 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

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This session will look at ways in which to deliver bad news effectively when faced with end of life care situations. It will also look at some of the reasons why professionals find breaking bad news so difficult. This session was reviewed by Jane Wale and Christina Faull and last updated in January 2015.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
Discuss the areas that health and social care professionals find difficult around breaking bad news, and reflect on your own practice
Discuss the importance of preparation for breaking bad news
Describe the strategy for breaking bad news using the SPIKES framework
Discuss the need for follow up after breaking bad news
Identify resources to support your development in breaking bad news
Jane Wale

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Jane Wale
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Jane Wale is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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