The Guliver Study

GULiVER - travelling into the heart of good doctor-patient communication from a patient perspective.

An international multicentre study in Belgium (Ghent), The Netherlands (Utrecht), UK (Liverpool) and Italy (Verona).  The first part of this study (qualitative research and mixed methods) is finished and published.  The second part validating the results started in 2012.

Key Publications:

  • Moretti F, Fletcher I, Mazzi M, Deveugele M, Rimondini M, Geurts C,  Zimmermann C, Bensing J. GULiVER: travelling into the heart of good doctor-patient communication from a patient perspective. A multicentre study. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Bensing J, Deveugele M, Moretti F,  Fletcher I, Zimmermann C, van Vliet L, Van Bogaert M,  Rimondini M. How to make the medical consultation more successful from a patient perspective? Tips for doctors and patients from lay people in the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Sep;84(3):287-93.
  • Mazzi MA, Bensing J, Rimondini M, Fletcher I, van Vliet L, Zimmermann C, Deveugele M. How do lay people assess the quality of physicians' communicative responses to patients' emotional cues and concerns? An international multicentre study based on videotaped medical consultations. Mazzi MA, Bensing J, Rimondini M, Fletcher I, van Vliet L, Zimmermann C, Deveugele M. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Jul 22.