Quality patient information is essential to enable people to better manage their health and wellbeing, and to make fully informed decisions about their treatment and care. As the population increases, and the number of people living longer, with multiple long-term conditions grows the ‘health literacy’ of individuals becomes increasingly important. Everyone needs to be able to find, evaluate and use reliable sources of health information.
The Library can help you find suitable information resources for your patients, develop patient information leaflets and help you to develop your own information literacy skills. We have a ‘Finding quality health information on the internet’ booklet which can be downloaded or a printed copy can be collected from the library. This includes:
For more information please email the Library or call 01625 661362.
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