OET to organize ‘Healthcare Communication Forum 2018’ in Kochi

The Healthcare Communication Forum on 30th November brings together leading researchers, healthcare communication experts, English language specialists, healthcare regulators, employers and educators to discuss the latest research, trends and updates in healthcare communication

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New Delhi: The Occupational English Test (OET), the English language test for healthcare professionals, will organize its first-ever Healthcare Communication Forum in India on 30 November. The Forum follows similar events held in both Melbourne and London earlier this year and will explore the trends, challenges and opportunities in healthcare communication both in India and globally.

Since Kerala is well-known world-wide for advancements in healthcare, the inaugural Forum is being conducted in Kochi. Healthcare professionals, hospital administrators, employers, educators and academics may participate in this Forum with prior registration. Those who would like to attend the forum should register online via https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/events/healthcare-communication-forum-2018/. Attendance is complementary and the last date for registration is 25 November.  

The Healthcare Communication Forum brings together leading researchers, healthcare communication experts, English language specialists, healthcare regulators, employers and educators to discuss the latest research, trends and updates in healthcare communication.

Experts from India and speakers from various countries will take centre stage to share their knowledge at the Forum. Keynote speakers include Dr Clive Fernandes – Consultant, Joint Commission International, Dr Julian M. Simpson – Author, Migrant architects of the NHS: South Asian doctors and the reinvention of British general practice (1940s – 1980s), Dr S.N. Basu – Senior Director and Head, Max Super Specialty Hospital Delhi and Sujata Stead – CEO, Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment.

OET is recognised as proof of English language proficiency for registration purposes by major healthcare boards and Councils in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Dubai, Singapore, Namibia and Ukraine. It is also accepted in Australia and New Zealand for visa and immigration purposes.