5th Health Literacy UK Conference

Health Literacy: making life better

Friday 16th February 2018

Riddel Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland


We are delighted to announce that Professor Don Nutbeam, Professor of Public Health, Sydney will present at our 5th conference. He will be joined by keynote speakers  Dr Heide Weishaar, who is based at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. The conference will be opened Dr Paddy Woods, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Northern Ireland.

Please check the draft programme to learn more about the event.


The posters listed are from the Health Literacy Conference 2016 held in Glasgow in March.

GP Websites - are they readable? Daron Aslanyan, Paula McDonald  
How can we communicate risk clearly in health information? Claire Murray and Nicole Naylor  
Community Development to Build Critical Health Literacy Dr. Susie Sykes, Prof Jane Willis, Prof Nicola Crichton  
Is there a case for medical journals to set readability targets for contributors? Paula McDonald, Daron Aslanyan, Kellie Smith  
The Dementia Literacy and Support Expectations of Older People Carol Maddock, Dr. Michelle Edwards, Professor Vanessa Burholt  
How readable is the BMJ? Kellie Smith, Dr. Paula McDonald  
Developing an online health literacy resource to support health and social care staff Lindsey Murphy  
Health Literacy in NHS GGC    
An exploration of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards health literacy, and the clinical encounter with chronic pain patients Laura M Mackey, Dr. Camillus Power, Dr. Brona Fullen  
Putting research into action Julia Bell, Jonathan Berry, Ali Raven  
texthelp - digital divide - accessible technology is the bridge    
Workload Involved in the Outcome Evaluation of the Glasgow Deep End Links Worker Programme  Lesley Grant, Bridie Fitzpatrick, Stewart Mercer