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date: 24 September 2020

Introduction 292

Communication: athlete confidentiality 293

Communication: defining roles 294

Communication: external opinions 295

Communication when travelling abroad or to major championships 296

Communication with the media: press releases 298

Media interviews 300

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work alongside colleagues are essential qualities for all clinical doctors, particularly those working within the sporting team. Both these skills are specifically mentioned in the General Medical Council (GMC) guidance for doctors ...

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