The Role of Care Opinion in Promoting Health Literacy

Posted by Alan Davidson on 12/07/2019

Read Andrew Cassidy's blog about the Role of Care Opinion in Promoting Health Literacy.

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Health Literacy & Health Inequalites Module

Posted by Alan Davidson on 27/06/2019

Clare Black, Health Improvement Lead, NHS Ayrshire and Arran blogs about the new Health Literacy and Health Inequalities Module.

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How Can Health Literacy Improve Conversations about our Healthcare

Posted by Jamie Begbie on 07/02/2019

Senior Policy Manager Jamie Begbie has written a guest blog for the Scottish Access Collaborative about how health literacy can improve conversations about our healthcare.

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Videos to reduce anxiety and help families prepare for hospital

Posted by Alan Davidson on 15/01/2019

Dr Marit Boot from Scottish charity ‘What? Why? Children in Hospital’ (WWCIH) talks about videos showing inhaler techniques which they developed in partnership with the Scottish Government Health Literacy team.

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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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