Health Literacy Europe is a network for researchers and professionals involved in improving the field of European Health Literacy. The network provides a platform for interaction with colleagues from different parts of Europe and abroad.
This is a special interest group of the Society for Academic Primary Care who are interested in building the evidence base for Health Literacy. Their approach explores the impact of Health Literacy on people and their lives, and supports national policy to reduce inequalities.
PROVIDES ACCESS TO HEALTH LITERACY TRAINING AND CONFERENCES
This document discussed research that was carried out in Tower Hamlets, looking at how different people preferred to receive information about health. It acts as a guide to help practitioners run health literate sessions and give guidance on producing patient friendly information.
This briefing aims to provide information producers with an overview of what Health Literacy is, along with some brief background data about the extent of the level of need and its impact.
This paper aims to determine whether literacy education, provided along with standard depression treatment to adults with depression and limited literacy, would result in greater improvement in depression than would standard depression treatment alone.
This is a summary of a more detailed report on the same topic and is intended to help local authorities, health and wellbeing boards, and health and social care professionals when devising local programmes and strategies to reduce health inequalities.