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New web site launched

Our first web site was created ten years ago. We have now given it a full update and refresh!
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Two new films released

The two new scenario/situation films we have created have been released today.
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Annual Study Day 2023

The annual SAGE & THYME Study day for SAGE & THYME facilitators and organisers was held online for the second year on 23 November. Seven external speakers gave presentations of their experience of SAGE & THYME training and there was also an update from the SAGE & THYME Team.
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Filming new scenarios

Today, several of our SAGE & THYME trainers, along with some professional actors, have been filming new scenarios that will be shown to participants attending a SAGE & THYME Foundation Level workshop.

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Abstract published on SAGE & THYME Online

Our abstract on an evaluation of SAGE & THYME Online, which was presented at the ICCH conference in Glasgow back in September, has now been published in Patient Education and Counseling.

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Refresher E-Learning Course now available

We are pleased to announce that our SAGE & THYME Refresher E-Learning course is now available.

It was developed with the company Dynamic based in Leeds.

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International Conference on Communication in Healthcare presentation on SAGE & THYME Online

Our lead trainer, Mike Connolly, spoke at the ICCH conference in Glasgow on Friday (9 September) about how 'SAGE & THYME works fine online'.

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Communication and preceptorship in nursing

A preceptorship framework (developed by CapitalNurse) that recommends a set of standards based on best-practice for preceptorship has been adopted by all health and social care organisations in London. Teaching SAGE & THYME to newly qualified nurses, midwives and nursing associates can help to comply with the 'communications' domain in the framework.

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Improving staff health and wellbeing using SAGE & THYME

Talking about worries using the SAGE & THYME structure can help a person to think more clearly and understand the support they have.

But did you know that staff can also benefit from using SAGE & THYME in conversations?

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ICCH abstract on SAGE & THYME Online accepted

20 April 2022

Our abstract 'SAGE & THYME works fine online' has been accepted as an oral presentation at the 20th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University, 6th – 9th September 2022.

Our lead trainer, Mike Connolly, will be presenting our evaluation of learner feedback on the SAGE & THYME Online workshop.


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SAGE & THYME Online - delegate feedback results

16 December 2021

We have evaluated feedback from 18 SAGE & THYME Online workshops run, with 214 of the 255 attendees (84%) completing an online feedback survey.

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SAGE & THYME Team Office Christmas Closure 2021

1st December 2021

Please note that the SAGE & THYME office will close for Christmas on the afternoon of Thursday 23rd December 2021 and will re-open on Tuesday 4th January 2022.

We wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!


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