Healthtalkonline – patient video vignettes

Screenshot from is a UK based charity which interviews real patients and families about health conditions and experiences.

How can you use this resource in your teaching?
Provide students with a link to the most useful page/s for their learning.

Share a vignette in your teaching.

Engage students in a discussion (in class, by blog, use a discussion forum) about the reported patient or family experience.

Finding a page to use
The ‘a-z of conditions‘ (top right on the homepage) provides a list of topics covered.

The main structure is: Category (Heart disease); Type (High blood pressure); then Popular topic (Changes to diet) or People’s Stories (all interviews).

Need more help
Click the ‘How to use this site…‘ (bottom centre of the homepage) link for instructions.

See also
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Screenshot from Real Time Health

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