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The University of Southampton
Primary Care Research Centre

Healthcare communication

Healthcare communication

Research in this theme aims to improve patient outcomes by optimising healthcare interactions, including developing tools to enhance empathy and positive messages, evaluating agenda-setting within consultations, and detailed conversation analysis of video- and audio-recorded consultations to improve communication.

Active Projects

ACCU - Antenatal Couples’ Counselling in Uganda

Empathica - Expectation Management for Patients in Primary Care: Developing and Feasibility Testing a New Digital Intervention for Practitioners

Integrating primary care and social services for older adults with multimorbidity: A mixed-methods study

MACRO - Defining best management for adults with chronic rhinosinusitis

PROMDEP - Patient-reported outcome measures for monitoring primary care patients with depression: PROMDEP randomised controlled trial.

REMOTION study - Remote discussion of emotional symptoms in telephone versus face-to-face primary care consultations

Talking in Primary Care 2: Testing the effects of communication skills e-learning for practitioners on patients musculoskeletal pain and enablement (TIP2)

Recently Completed Projects

Family Planning: Fact or Fiction?

MOMA - Investigating the feasibility of a mobile mindfulness-based digital intervention for patients with asthma

OPEN - Out of Hours Prescribing: Enhancing Communication

Key research staff working on this theme

You can view all the staff working on projects by clicking on the project page

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