Encouraging people to take up the vaccine

Posted by Alan Davidson on 22/07/2021

Assets to encourage people to take up the opportunity of a COVID-19 vaccination.

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It's OK to Ask - Public messaging campaign from NHS Scotland

Posted by Alan Davidson on 14/05/2021

NHS Scotland have launched a public campaign to support patients and health and care professionals to have positive conversations about care and treatment.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Video message from Dr Gregor Smith, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland.

Posted by Dr Gregor Smith on 31/10/2020

In our latest video blog for Health Literacy Month, Dr Gregor Smith, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, talks about the importance of health literacy at this time.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - How Health Literacy training is supporting Employment Advisers in the DWP

Posted by Susie Ferguson on 29/10/2020

Our latest blog to mark Health Literacy Month 2020 is from Susie Ferguson. Susie is a Disability Employment Advisor with the Department of Work and Pensions. In her blog Susie talks about working in partnership with the Public Health Improvement Team to organise health literacy training for her DWP colleagues.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Making sure those we care for can understand the information we provide

Posted by Kate Burton on 28/10/2020

Our latest blog to mark Health Literacy Month 2020 is from Kate Burton. Kate is a Public Health Practitioner at Public Health Scotland in her blog she talks about health literacy challenges during the pandemic and responsibilities about the information we provide.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Making sure everyone has the knowledge and skills to maintain good health.

Posted by John Harden on 27/10/2020

Our latest blog to mark Health Literacy Month is from Dr John Harden. John is the Deputy National Clinical Director and Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Chronic Pain. In his blog John describes the importance of good health literacy at this time, and the value of clear information and advice to help people make decisions about their care.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Health Literacy e-learning: Making a Difference

Posted by Janet Crozier on 23/10/2020

Our latest blog to mark Health Literacy Month 2020 is from Janet Crozier. Janet is a Knowledge Manager with NHS Education for Scotland (NES).

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Easier to Read Appointment Letters

Posted by Gail McRae on 22/10/2020

Our latest blog to mark Health Literacy Month is from Gail McRae. Gail is a Learning Disability Dietitian with NHS Highland. In her blog Gail describes the work her team took forward to design an easier to read appointment letter.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - Health Literacy Training for DWP staff

Posted by Eileen McCutcheon on 19/10/2020

Our latest guest blog to mark Health Literacy Month from Eileen McCutcheon. Eileen is a Health Improvement Officer, based in NHS Ayrshire & Arran.

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Health Literacy Month 2020 - How telling your story helps improve services for everyone, especially in challenging times

Guest blog from Fraser Gilmore, Head of Scotland at Care Opinion to mark Health Literacy Month 2020.

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