Health Literacy

Health literacy is about people having enough knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence to use health information, to be active partners in their care, and to navigate health and social care systems. Health Literacy is being increasingly recognised as a significant public health concern around the world.

Featured Resources

Teach-back technique

This postcard outlines what the teach-back technique is and how it can be used as a simple way to check patient's understanding.

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About information in large print, braille and community languages (A3 posters)

This set of posters features information in English, Polish, Chinese , Punjabi , Arabic and Urdu.

Set of 2 x A3 posters outlining how to access information in large print, braille, community languages, easy read, sign language and audio.

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Language identification card

This card provides the translation of " I speak"  followed by the language such as Hindi , Punjabi amongst many other languages.

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What's New


Welcome to our new online public health and health improvement publications ordering system.

When placing an order for a health event please send the event date to or telephone  0141 201 4915. This will then be added to your order for processing.