Sunday 26 March 2017

Irish doctors are top talkers

IRISH doctors and their patients lead the world in their ability to communicate with one another, according to a new global survey.

Ireland recorded a communication score of 66 -- compared to a global average of only 22.

It compares with Australia scoring 49, USA 48, Canada 43, Sweden 37 and Germany 36.

The survey found Irish women gave their doctor-patient communication skills a score of 70 out of the maximum 100.

Men gave a score of 61.

Irish Independent

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