Health literacy demonstrator site - Headline report three

Posted by Dr Phyllis Easton on 16/01/2017

The third in the series of headline reports from the health literacy demonstrator project in NHS Tayside, this report focuses on meaningful communication before medical procedures.

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Transformation of NHS Inform Website

Posted by Lindsey Murphy on 02/12/2016

Update on some of the changes to the NHS Inform website.

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Making it Easy: Health literacy outcomes for health and social care - post-event update

Posted by Lindsey Murphy on 08/11/2016

NHS Education for Scotland hosted an event on 26th October 2016 as part of Health Literacy Month which explored health literacy outcomes for health and social care, with a specific focus on self-directed support.

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Experiences of Attending Hospital Appointments

Posted by Dr Phyllis Easton on 04/11/2016

This is the second in a series of news updates reporting on the findings from the national health literacy demonstrator site in NHS Tayside.

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Health Literacy and House of Care - what can I do?

Posted by Lindsey Murphy on 31/10/2016

A blog by Cath Cooney and Lindsey Murphy discussing the links between health literacy and Scotland's House of Care programme.

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Self Management Support

Posted by Louise Coupland on 27/10/2016

A blog by Louise Coupland who is part of the Self Management team with the ALLIANCE for Health and Social Care in Scotland. This blog discusses the need for partnership between self management and health literacy and identifies some self management initiatives which promote and support health literacy.

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Health Literacy Demonstrator Site - Headline report one

Posted by Dr Phyllis Easton on 24/10/2016

The first of a series of news items highlighting the findings of the health literacy demonstrator programme in NHS Tayside. Addressing health literacy issues in accessing and engaging with health services: Navigation of the hospital environment.

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Health literacy - lessons from nursing

Posted by Liz Young on 13/10/2016

A health literacy blog sharing experiences and lessons from Liz Young, Practice Nurse in NHS Lothian.

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VOKA Health Congres Blog Post

Posted by Blythe Robertson on 12/10/2016

Blythe Robertson (Scottish Government) recently attended a VOKA Health Congres event in Belgium to speak about health literacy activity in Scotland.

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We are all patients

Posted by Angela Shepherd on 05/10/2016

A blog by Angela Shepherd, Practice Educator on discussing health literacy with staff and reminding us that we are all patients with health literacy needs.

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