A patient perspective on diagnostic and therapeutic radiography - free recorded webinar

The importance of the little things

Published: 02 June 2020 Imaging

A pre-recorded presentation by a world-renowned patient advocate is available free to SCoR members.

Bird’s Eye View: A Talk by Sue Robins, a patient perspective on diagnostic and therapeutic radiography, is a half-hour PowerPoint with voice audio available on demand.

Learning objectives

  1. Gain an understanding about how to respectfully work with people with learning difficulties in health care environments.
  2. Recognise how the ‘little things’ in diagnostic or treatment settings are important to patients. Communicating effectively and demonstrating compassion helps patients maintain their humanity and minimises medical trauma.
  3. Reconnect with your own passion for health care.

Sue Robins is a writer, speaker, and consultant who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017 and has completed treatment. She is both a patient and caregiver and is passionate about family leadership, patient and family engagement, and nurturing compassion in health care.

Sue has been published in the New York Times, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the Globe and Mail, the Journal of Family Nursing, and the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences.  

She is currently writing a book about the patient and family experience in health care called The Bird’s-Eye View. More details are on her website. Sue is on Twitter @suerobinsyvr.

Bird’s Eye View: A Talk by Sue Robins, a patient perspective on diagnostic and therapeutic radiography.