Qualities of a Good Doctor
Posted on 20th September 2018 at 15:59
Every doctor has an individual approach to what they consider to be good clinical practice. However, there are a few qualities that are shared amongst most medics, to make them better healthcare professionals. Good doctors try and use these shared qualities to shape and drive their practice in order to reach a minimum standard of care for all patients.
The key characteristics of a good doctor are often described using the “4 Cs” (The BMJ, 2018), which are Compassion, Communication, Competence, and Capability.