Health literacy matters

Our one-page infographic makes the case for the development of health literate information. It sets out the average UK skills for literacy and numeracy, the impact this has on health and what information producers can do to develop information that works for everyone.

The principles for development echo the PIF TICK criteria. They can be applied to all health information, in all formats whatever the topic – from vaccines to verruca.

The infographic has been designed in response to member demand. It makes the case that health literate information is not 'dumbed down', rather it helps level up. Our thanks to members Dr. Knut Schroeder, Julia Bell, Eleanor Stanley and Mike Etkind who helped with the development.  

View our health and digital literacy survey findings report.

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Health literacy matters

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Designed in response to member demand, our one-page infographic makes the case for the development of health literate information.

Co-production matters

Our Co-Production Matters poster is designed to complement our Co-production: Involving users in developing health information guide. It sets out how you can 'step up' levels of user involvement, from Engagement, to Co-design and Co-production.

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Co-production matters

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Translated health information matters

Our Translated Health Information Matters poster is a quick checklist of what to consider when starting health information translation. It outlines the strengths and weaknesses of the different options available and signposts useful guidance from PIF partners the Association of Translation Companies.

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Translated health information matters

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Five ways to improve induction information

We asked women how to make information on induction better. Here are the top 5 suggestions from an analysis of 1,200 comments from our Maternity Decisions Survey.

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Five ways to improve induction information

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