Interpersonal Communication in Nursing, 2nd Edition

Interpersonal Communication in Nursing

2nd Edition

By Roger Ellis, BSc, CertEd MEd, DipStudCouns, Independent Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Trainer, Lincoln, UK; Bob Gates, MSc BEd(Hons) DipN RNMH, RMN, CertEd RNT, Head of Learning Disability, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Berkshire, UK; and Neil Kenworthy, MBA, BEd, RGN, RMN, Formerly Director of PNK Associates, Lincoln, UK


1 - Defining communication. 2 - The person in communication. 3 - Social factors affecting communication. 4 - Psychological Factors affecting communication. 5 - Improving communication. 6 - Communicating in support groups. 7 - The counselling relationship. 8 - The mentoring relationship. 9 - Communication and clinical supervision. 10 - Communication and leadership. 11 - Communication with the wider world