Serious illness conversations: Reference guide for health care professionals

8 Apr 2020 | ACP information for clinicians

This guide is for clinicians to reference when developing communication skills or when preparing for a conversation with a patient and their whānau. It is NOT intended for use with patients.

It contains an overview of the tools available to support you in serious illness conversations, ways to start conversations and strategies for common scenarios.

Last updated 03/08/2021