Foundation Communication Skills

24 Sep, 2019
09:00 - 12:30
A place on this course costs £50
Conference Room, Jersey Hospice Care

How to book

Book online


The session is delivered by a team of health professional with specialist skills, experience and training in communication in palliative care. The facilitators include Judy Le Marquand, Practice Development Sister, Tracey Fallon, Specialist Palliative Care Nurse and Lorraine Dyer, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care


This foundation in communication skills session will cover the following topics:

  • Define communication
  • Consider why effective communication is important
  • Describe and identify barriers to communication
  • Describe and identify core communication skills
  • Identify factors that influence effective communication
  • Identify a positive change in your communication skill

Who should attend?

The course should be attended by Health Care Assistants or nurses and allied health professionals who wish to enhance the foundation of their communication skills in palliative care or require a refresher prior to attending intermediate level.

Please note, places are limited to 12 per session.

Course details

The aim of this three hour workshop is to improve communication skills.

Cancellation policy

Payment is required to secure the course.

If you cancel the booking within 30 days of the course start date you will still be charged. We do accept replacement delegates up until the last minute or you could arrange to transfer your place onto a later course.

If Jersey Hospice Care has to cancel the course either due to not reaching minimum capacity for the course or due to an unavoidable event such as trainer sickness or adverse weather conditions, we will get in touch to offer an alternative future course date or to offer a refund.

Please note that we don’t charge GST. If you require any invoice, please email

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