Health Literacy Matters
We are dedicated to supporting health and care organisations to become more health literate in the way they support their service-users, clients and patients.
It is often said that there are 2 sides to the coin when it comes to health literacy, so we like this definition of health literacy:
We believe that Organisational Health Literacy supports many of the current priorities for people and for organisations in the health and care system.
As such, Organisational Health Literacy can help with:
Tackling health inequalities
Enabling shared decision making
Supporting personalised care
Improved quality, safety and health outcomes
People's access to, and experience of, their health care
Efficiency and cost-effectiveness of healthcare provision
Through our team of health literacy specialists we deliver a portfolio of services to health and care organisations.
Our team consists of:
Mike worked flexibly with us to ensure the training was Derbyshire-focused by showcasing health literacy in action locally. He was happy to adapt the training in response to participant feedback (e.g. adding in more teach back examples).
Health Care Public Health Practitioner - Leading Health Literacy
Derbyshire County Council