Scottish Health Council survey of ME in Scotland

Posted by Leanne McCardle on 04/03/2020

The Scottish Government has commissioned the Scottish Health Council to undertake a gathering views exercise to hear from people with ME/CFS about what good care and support looks like for them. Download the SHC's information sheet to find out more.

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Videos to reduce anxiety and help families prepare for hospital

Posted by Dr Marit Boot 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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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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UK Health Literacy Group Conference 2018

Posted by Jenni Herbert on 05/09/2017

Details of the upcoming UK Health Literacy Group conference

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Refreshing the health literacy action plan – Making it Easier

Posted by Blythe Robertson on 06/07/2017

Release of the first draft of the refreshed health literacy action plan, Making it Easier

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