Progress towards PIF's ambitious strategic objectives is reported in the 2019 Annual Review. Work to develop the PIF TICK, a new quality mark for health information, continuing progress on the Perfect Patient Information Journey project and the development of a new website made for a busy 2019. Download the review below.
PIF Annual Review 2020
The Patient Information Forum Annual Review of 2020 is available to view and download now.
Guide to Producing Health Information for Children and Young People
The 2020 updated guidance aims to help anyone who communicates with children and young people about their health improve what they do. It shares practical advice as well as examples of current best practice in the field.
Health and Digital Literacy Survey 2019/20
Download the Full Report and Main Findings and Recommendations from PIF's 2019/20 Health and Digital Literacy Survey.
Shining a spotlight on shared decision making in the UK
Project summaries from a Parliamentary showcase organised by Abbvie.
The Perfect Patient Information Journey
The Perfect Patient Information Journey is PIF’s long running project investigating how high-quality information can be provided throughout a person’s journey with a long-term condition.
Personal Health Records
PIF has produced two reports on Personal Health Records, The Guide to Personal Health Records: learning from voices of experience and the Guide to Health Records Access.
Is Knowledge Power: Using Information and Support to Empower Patients
The results of market research to determine the progress and prospects for empowering patients through information.
Making the Case for Information
This report brings together the evidence for investing in high-quality health information for patients and the public.
Health Literacy Survey 2013
This report summarises the findings of a survey PIF conducted among information producers which sought to gain insight into health literacy from the information producer perspective.
Unlocking the Power of Information
This guide helps professionals understand how to help patients be involved in decision making about their health and care.
What does good health information look like?
A summary of the most effective approaches in ensuring the accuracy, readability, relevance and impact of consumer health information.