Today’s theme for #HIW2022 is Media Literacy. Given everything that is going on in the world currently, and the ease and speed at which information can be spread through different media outlets – whether that we through the news or through social media, it is important that we all have information and resources available to us to combat misinformation.
Below are some resources that you might find of use.
When looking at health information, you need to make sure what you are viewing is of good quality and from a reputable source. We’ve created a handy guide that talks you what to look for when trying to find health information on the internet. Finding Good Quality Health Information on the Internet It is important to know what to look out for, to make sure that the information you are viewing and digesting isn’t fake news.
Today we are excited to launch a new collection of resources. The ‘Your Health’ collection was created in partnership between Health Education England and The Reading Agency and comprises a selection of 10 books and 30 digital resources.
The books are available to browse and borrow from us.
Further information about the collection and the resources that are included can be found online Here.
Today marks the start of #HIW2022. Throughout this week, we will be posting different resources, on a variety of themes .
The theme today is Translated Patient Information.
The main website at Yeovil Hospital, which hosts an assortment of patient information contains an accessibility tool which not only allows users to change the language of the information presented, but also the font size and colour among other things.
Further information on this really useful tool can be found Here.
A variety of organisations offer general health and wellbeing translated materials: