In this video, I wanted to share one of my favorite strategies for getting better results – Values Based Care. It’s a term that’s popping up more in the literature these days (including the paper that inspired today’s post). But much like “patient-centred care”, how to actually do it is rarely mentioned. Finding out what really matters

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If you’ve been in practice for very long, seeing that phrase has probably raised your BP a few notches… It’s not that you don’t want to help out patients. You’re probably also glad to show them how you can help with more than just the issue they came in with. It’d just be nice to not

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Estimated reading time: 8 minutesWarning: Contains original Star Wars references that may be unintelligible for under 30’sOver the past 15 years, the phrase “patient-centred care” has gone mainstream. Initially something my lecturers would mention at college, it’s now being used across both the research world and by clinicians themselves. Whilst there’s a lot of good things about

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Estimated reading time: 17 minutesOf all the skills and strategies I’ve learned in the past decade, goal setting has to be one of the most fundamental and revolutionary. It’s been a literal game changer for me, and completely overhauled how I approach explaining my treatment plans to patients. Not only that, but it’s also helped me

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