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    Self management support

    This section of the Person Centred Care Resource Centre (part of the Health Foundation website) offers guidance on providing self management support for people with long term conditions.

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    Speak up: at the doctor's office

    A video providing tips for patients to prepare for visiting the doctor.

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    Self Management Network Scotland

    This website enables people who are passionate about self management to connect with each other.

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    Journal article


    The impact of culturally competent diabetes care interventions for improving diabetes-related outcomes in ethnic minority groups

    This systematic review examines the evidence on culturally competent interventions tailored to the needs of people with diabetes from ethnic minority groups.

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    Tools to help pharmacists communicate better

    Short podcast discussing tips for pharmacists in communicating with patients and highlighting the important role that pharmacists have in patient education.

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    The evolving concept of health literacy

    Journal article exploring the evolving concepts of health literacy in the areas of both clinical care and public health.

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    Journal article


    The test of functional health literacy in adults: a new instrument for measuring patients' literacy skills.

    An article exploring the feasibility of using the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Adults as a measure of health literacy.

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    The Health Literacy Response Framework

    Presentation by Sarity Dobson (Deakin University) on the Health Literacy Response Framework.

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    Think FAST stroke video

    As part of the Think FAST campaign (face, arms, speech, time), Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland have produced a video containing some well known faces from Scottish comedy to raise awareness of stroke among men.

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    Universal Precautions Toolkit

    This document provides a wide range of tools and tips for taking a universal precautions approach to health literacy sensitive practice.

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    Your Health, Your Rights

    Consent information for the public available through NHS Inform on their Your Health, Your Rights page.

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    Good practice


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    Body outline - adult

    Images such as this outline of an adult body can assist in discussions to show patients the part of the body you are talking about and help explain procedures or self care.

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    Bibliotherapy case study

    This case study explores a piece of work which aimed to gain personal meaning from health and wellbeing information through the evaluation of bibliotherapy approaches supported by library and information staff.

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    Effective communication methods presentation

    NHS Education for Scotland presentation on effective communication methods. Includes information on active listening, tips for improving communications and questioning skills.

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    Ensuring Understanding Checklist

    A checklist developed for Health Professionals involved in the Pregnancy and Newborn screening programmes

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