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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.

Current 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

Family Planning: Fact or Fiction?

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

MACRO - Defining best management for adults with chronic rhinosinusitis

OPEN - Out of Hours Prescribing: Enhancing Communication

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

Completed Projects

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

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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