New Health Literacy Journal

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is an interdisciplinary and international open-access publication dedicated to promoting excellence in research and practice. The aim is to advance the field of health literacy, promote health equity, and reduce health disparities. If you are interested in submitting an article, you encouraged to read the author guidelines and send your manuscripts!

 

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How health literate is the NHS? Sound like a strange question? Just as health literacy implies the social resources needed to access, understand and use health information, the phrase also encompasses the ability to communicate information clearly and effectively. This light-hearted BBC story makes some crucial points about the contemporary use of language in healthcare. Well worth a read!!