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Sage and Thyme Foundation Level Communication Skills Training Sage and Thyme Foundation Level Communication Skills Training

A communication skills workshop about listening to people who are worried. To provide staff at all levels with the tools to carry out Level 1 psychological assessment whilst providing support to distressed patients.


  • A memorable structured approach for getting into and out of a conversation
  • How to empower patients / carers who are worried or distressed
  • Communication skills that are evidenced based

Intended Audience

This training is suitable for clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels using evidence-based communication skills to provide person-centred support to someone with emotional concerns using the SAGE & THYME structure.


St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY

Dates & Times

  • Fri 12th Jan 2024 – 09.30-12.30
  • Thurs 21st March 2024 – 09.30-12.30
  • Wed 10th July 2024 – 13.30-16.30
  • Fri 6th Sept 2024 – 9.30-12.30
  • Mon 11th Nov 2024 – 13.30-16.30


Free however there are penalties for non attendance

How to Book

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Staff Members – Click Here to log onto Oracle/OLM and book your place

External Staff – please download the booking form (PDF format or Word Format) and return to

If you would like further information on this course please do not hesitate to contact The Education Department on Tel: 0191 512 8437 or Email: