This training workshop is for anyone who wants to learn more about health literacy.
On Wednesday 27 November 2019, the Patient Information Forum will be holding a training workshop for people who want to learn more about health literacy. The workshop will be highly interactive and involve group and pair work.
Numbers for this workshop are deliberately being kept low to maximise learning. There are only 30 places available, so please book early.
09.30 – 10.00 Registration, refreshments and networking
10.00 – 10.30 Welcome and ice breaker
10.30 – 11.00 What is health literacy and why does it matter?
11.00 – 11.45 User involvement and user testing
Sophie Randall - Strategy and Partnership Manager, Patient Information Forum
11.45 – 12.00 Refreshment break
12.00 – 1.00 Health Literacy Toolkit
Ruth Carlyle - Head of Library and Knowledge Services – East of England and Midlands, Health Education England
1.00 – 1.45 LUNCH
1.45 – 2.45 Communicating risks and benefits in numbers and words
Leila Finikarides - Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication
2.45 – 3.30 Writing in plain language, word economy and use of active voice
Sheena Campbell – Journalist and Journalism Tutor
3.30 - 3.45 Refreshment break
3.45 - 4.15 Applying health literacy in practice
Julia Bell – Head of Health Information and Research, Breast Cancer Now
4.15 Sum up and close
Delegate fees for the workshop are as follows:
- £250+VAT for PIF members (PIF members should login to the website to see the PIF member rate)
- £350+VAT for non-PIF members