Challenges and Solutions Workshop September 2023
Our autumn Challenges and Solutions workshop saw members discuss capacity challenges and conflicting feedback as well as voting on upcoming PIF events.
YouTube launches expanded HealthFeatures
PIF director Sophie Randall shares her thoughts on how the launch of YouTube’s expanded HealthFeatures provided an opportunity to examine the complex…
Using personalised care conversation skills to support patients with money worries
Dr Emma Hyde, clinical director of the Personalised Care Institute, discusses how person-centred conversations can help tackle health issues caused by…
YouTube HealthShelf Q&A summary
PIF director Sophie Randall outlines key points from an update on YouTube HealthShelf applications for charities and private companies.
Marking three years of the PIF TICK
As the PIF TICK celebrates its 100th accredited member, PIF director Sophie Randall reflects on how far the scheme has come and what happens next.
YouTube Health best practice – top tips
PIF communications manager Sheena Campbell summarises top tips from a recent YouTube Health best practice series.
Health Information Challenges and Solutions Workshop winter 2023
Our winter Health Information Challenges and Solutions Workshop saw members discussing accessible language, review processes and misinformation.
Translated health information is essential to tackling health inequality
Sophie Randall, Director, Patient Information Forum and Dr Alice Wood, GP and Clinical Director, Cognitant Group discuss the importance of translated…
Use of negative contractions in health information
PIF communications manager Sheena Campbell rounds up responses to a recent query on using negative contractions in health information.
Health Literacy UK Conference 2022
Health Literacy UK conference advocates for a national community of practice to bring forward health literacy interventions and measure their effectiveness.
WHO launches toolkit to tackle misinformation
PIF director Sophie Randall discusses a new WHO toolkit for tackling misinformation in non-communicable disease which features the PIF TICK as a case…
Health Information Challenges and Solutions Workshop autumn 2022
Our autumn Health Information Challenges and Solutions Workshop saw members discussing impact, accessibility, digital and a lack of resources.
Explaining how patient data informs health information
By Grace Annan-Callcott, Programme Adviser, Understanding Patient Data
Recognising individuality and removing stigma to tackle health inequalities
Sukhjeen Kaur, founder of Chronically Brown, says we must stop lumping ‘ethnic minority’ communities together if we are to truly tackle health inequalities.
Empowering patients with information at their fingertips
In our latest 25th anniversary blog, Joanna Dundon from Digital Health and Care Wales discusses how the right information at the right time can empower…
How health information in Scotland has evolved over 25 years
In the latest in our series of 25th anniversary blogs, Linsey Jonsson from Public Health Scotland looks at how health information has changed during that…
Exploring the history of The King's Fund
Deena Maggs, head of library services at The King's Fund, explores the organisation's 125-year history, including its support for the formation of PIF…