What Health Literacy Means to Me

Posted by Alan Davidson on 04/12/2018

As part of Health Literacy month we asked people to share what Health Literacy means to them. This blog features the thoughts of Jim, a 66 year old who had secondary cancer in his 40s and psoriatic arthritis diagnosed in his 50s.

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Health Literacy Month 2018 - NES promotion materials and how they support improvement of Health Literacy skills.

Posted by Alan Davidson on 29/11/2018

Katie Edwards, Knowledge Manager at NHS Education for Scotland (NES) talks about how, during Health Literacy Month 2018, NES Knowledge Services put together materials to promote NHSScotland library services and the ways they can support improvement of Health Literacy skills.

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Health Literacy Month 2018 - What Health Literacy means to me

Posted by Alan Davidson on 29/10/2018

As part of Health Literacy Month we have asked people to share what Health Literacy means to them. This blog features the thoughts of Angela Sinclair Miller who is a person with lived experience of a long term mental health condition.

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Health Literacy Month 2018 - What does health literacy mean to me?

Posted by Jamie Begbie on 19/10/2018

As part of Health Literacy month we have asked people to share what health literacy means to them. This blog features the thoughts of Jamie Begbie, Scottish Government policy lead on health literacy.

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Health Literacy Month 2018 - What does health literacy mean to me?

Posted by Dr Ann Wales on 11/10/2018

As part of Health Literacy month we have asked people to share what Health Literacy means to them. The first blog is by Dr Ann Wales, Programme Manager, Knowledge and Decision Support, Digital Health and Care Division, Scottish Government.

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Health Literacy Challenge

Posted by Jenni Herbert on 01/10/2018

During Health Literacy Month, October 2018, NHS Scotland librarians are hosting a Health Literacy Challenge.

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Presentations from Making it Easier event

Posted by Blythe Robertson on 12/02/2018

Presentations from the Making it Easier launch event on 8 February 2018

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NHS Health Education England health literacy toolkit

Posted by Jenni Herbert on 23/01/2018

With Public Health England, NHS England and Community Health and Learning Foundation, Health Education England have developed a practical material about improving health literacy.

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Making it Easier - a health literacy action plan for Scotland 2017-2025

Posted by Blythe Robertson on 27/11/2017

Making it Easier, builds on what we’ve learned so far about health literacy. It moves us closer to removing barriers and preventing them being put there in the first place. It will improve how we design and deliver services for the future. It is a cornerstone of Realistic Medicine’s drive to better support people’s needs through shared decision-making.

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Written Medicine

Posted by Jenni Herbert on 27/09/2017

Information a new resource aimed at pharmacists and medicines labelling

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