Spotlight on ... Health Literacy
Health Literacy is the ability to access, understand, appraise and use health information to make health-related decisions. In the UK research shows that 43% of adults struggle with text-based health information; rising to 61% if the information includes numbers as well as text. People working in health and social care need to be aware of health literacy and the techniques that can help to increase understanding.
Find out more on the Health Literacy Knowledge Hub.
For more information please get in touch:
Library & Knowledge Service
Tel: 01625 66 1362
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