Time to complete:
1.5 hours
Date of publication:
February 2021

This is a recording of a live webinar that took place on 23 February 2021. This recording will be available to view until 23 August 2021.

Worried about saying the right thing in the wrong way? Whether conscious or otherwise, bias and stigma play a major part in the patient/practitioner relationship and longer-term effectiveness of weight management. Positive communication is crucial for being able to give patient-centric advice and support.  


Learning outcomes: 

  • What is stigma and why it is important in the patient/practitioner relationship  
  • How we approach obesity differently to other health conditions
  • Addressing past harms - Understanding and moving beyond blame culture  
  • Developing the skills for ‘active listening’ to each patient voice 

This webinar is sponsored by: 

Novo Nordisk has fully funded all costs for the development of this webinar. Novo Nordisk has had no influence on the content and full editorial control remains the sole responsibility of the RCGP.

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