Listening to your patient takes time, but it’s worth it
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Listening to your patient takes time, but it’s worth it

Mandy Day-Calder Freelance writer and life/health coach

It can seem impossible to find the time to talk to patients. But those who feel listened to are more likely to take an active role in their own care

I Will never forget my first visit to a chiropractor. Not only was it the first step to regaining strength and movement in my back, it was the most I have ever felt ‘heard’ by a healthcare professional.

Nursing Standard. 32, 6,37-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.6.37.s43

Published in print on 04 October 2017

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