European migrant crisis and health systems

European migrant crisis

According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 65 million people are estimated to be displaced worldwide, with European countries registering over two million asylum applications since January 2015. The number of people moving for economic reasons has also grown…

Breaking bad news to patients

bad news

Breaking bad news is always a complex and sensitive task that requires practice and a considerate, tactful approach. In addition to the verbal component of providing medical information, it also requires other skills such as responding to patients' emotional reactions, involving…