Judging the quality of YouTube videos on COVID-19 – lessons learnt
PIF member and freelance writer Louise Coghlin investigates the quality and reliability of YouTube videos on Covid and Covid vaccines.
A year of progress on health and digital literacy
In the last week of Health Literacy Month, PIF director Sophie Randall shares our activity over the past year to meet our health and digital literacy…
Promoting evidence-based health information
Dan Wills, manager of the PIF TICK scheme, explains why communicating evidence clearly in health information matters.
PIF TICK – one year on and looking to the future
As we mark one year of the PIF TICK – the UK quality mark for trusted health information – we unveil plans for our new public-facing website.
The Perfect Patient Information Journey (PPIJ) and integrated public private pathways
By Karen Harrowing, an independent adviser in healthcare governance, quality systems and medication safety.
Digital exclusion in the time of COVID-19
Holly Barrow, from the Immigration Advice Service, discusses digital exclusion during the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Information Challenges and Solutions 2021
We sum up the main talking points from our Health Information Challenges and Solutions workshop held on 23 March, 2021.
PIF: A year in review
Chair Sue Farrington looks back at what we learned in 2020 and our hopes for 2021.
Engaging Long COVID patients
Patient Safety Learning looks at some of the concerns facing people living with Long COVID.
Health Information Challenges and Solutions
We sum up the main talking points from our Health Information Challenges and Solutions workshop.
Transforming healthcare through number confidence
By Rachel Adams, Project Support Assistant at National Numeracy
'Together we can continue to ensure we move to a health literate world'
Dr Evelyn McElhinney PhD, RN Chair Health Literacy UK, responds to the recommendations of PIF's Health and Digital Literacy Survey Report
Using behavioural insights to encourage a return to care
Lack of information and fear of Covid-19 is preventing some patients from getting the healthcare they need. Applying behavioural insights to information…
Finding credible healthcare information
Sue Farrington, Chair of the Patient Information Forum, discusses why trust is crucial to patients and the public.
Why is health information important to me? It isn’t just my job
Dan Wills PIF’s Quality Manager and Lead Assessor for the PIF TICK explains why he is passionate about trustworthy health information.
Key practice points on user engagement
Sophie Randall collates key practice points from PIF's existing guidance in light of the Public Health England recommendations on communication and information.
Supercharged Superhero by Gemma Everson
Author hopes personal story will help other families struggling with invisible illnesses.