WATCH: Dr. Dominik Nowak on how to make the most of time with your doctor

In the first of three in the 'Health Talk with Dr. Nowak series,' Lisa Machado talks to family physician and TELUS Health Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Dominik Nowak and advocate Teri Price about how to navigate tricky patient/doctor dynamics.

Healthing.ca 1 minute read June 22, 2022

Have you ever sat in your doctor’s office waiting, stressing about which questions to fit into the about five minutes that you have to talk about your health concerns? Or left your appointment feeling not listened to, or that you forgot to mention that one important thing?

In the first of a three-part series tackling the challenges facing patients, Dr. Dominik Nowak and advocate Teri Price explore the important role of communication in patient/healthcare provider relationships, how to make the most of time with your doctor, and the value of including patients and caregivers as part of the health-care team. Moderated by Healthing’s executive producer Lisa Machado, this session kicks of ‘Health Talk with Dr. Nowak. Stay tuned for Part 2 on July 26 which will explore the importance of caregivers, and Part 3 on August 23 as we take a look at how to protect mental health while living through crisis. Click here to register.