3 body language signals GPs should look out for

How to quickly tell when your patient is nervous or anxious

When a patient is unwell and seeking help, a vast number of emotions could be going through their mind.


Their whole life could have been turned upside down, they may have been fearing this moment for a while, and stressing over the implications of their illness.

To physicians, it may sometimes feel like just another name on our list or almost become a routine mechanical interaction, but for the patient it’s their life on the line.