Mon, Oct 17|
Advice on 'How to Talk to Your Doc' from Author Mary Hawkins
Everyone is talking about health care! Join our October general meeting to learn practical tips on how to explain your condition and advocate for solutions from "How to Talk to Your Doc" author Mary Hawkins. Open to the public.
Time & Location
Oct 17, 2022, 7:00 p.m.
Perth, 26 Beckwith St E, Perth, ON K7H 1B5, Canada
About The Event
Everyone is talking about health care!
Join our October general meeting to hear author Mary Hawkins describe how fundamental changes in Canada’s health care system are affecting patient care and explain how to talk about your concerns with your doctor. Hear practical tips and learn from real-life scenarios how to explain your condition, advocate for solutions, speak on behalf of a child, and more.
To order a copy of her book Talk to Your Doc at the discounted price of $17.95, email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30. Books must be ordered in advance for pick-up at the meeting. Cash payment only.
Mary Hawkins is a writer, public speaker and workshop facilitator with expertise in health communication. She has written five books, including Health Talk: How to Communicate with Your Doctor (Macmillan Canada, 2020) and Talk to Your Doc: The Patient’s Guide (Self-Counsel Press, 2015). She is an experienced communications consultant in Ottawa and has taught communication skills at the University of Ottawa and Algonquin College. Hawkins is well-informed about health care in Ontario and a persistent advocate for good doctor-patient relations.
Our meetings are open to the public. To attend via ZOOM, please email cfuwperth&district (@) gmail.com