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Library Resource Guides: Developing communication skills

Book titles for Communication Skills

Key texts available from the library catalogue.

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More book titles for Communication Skills

Additional reading for Communication Skills

The following articles are excellent additional reading for Communication Skills and are a couple of Nursing Standard's most read articles.

Bramhall, E. (2014). Effective communication skills in nursing practice. Nursing Standard, 29(14), 53-59. Full text
Gluyas, H. (2015). Effective communication and teamwork promotes patient safety. Nursing Standard, 29(49), 50-57. Full text

ISBAR Communication Tool

ISBAR is a tool created to aide the safe transfer of patient information in clinical handover.


Download NSW Health's ISBAR application free from ITunes app store (app for other Android platforms is not yet  availalble).

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Communication Skills tweets

NSQHS Standards - Live Literature Searches

Looking for evidence to support best practice in line with the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards?

A PubMed live search will find articles from the last 5 years with a focus on the hospital setting. Click on 'more search options' in any box for specific subsets including: broader coverage of the topic, Australian focus, or Reviews