Sophie Hill

PhD, Associate Professor, Head, Centre for Health Communication and Participation, School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic; Joint Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group

Medications and doctor–patient communication

Paying attention to communication is an important part of respect for patients, to foster the principles of patient-centred care and shared decision making, and to promote better medical outcomes.