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Photo:  Top Tips slide, part of  Deena Maggs, Head of Information and Knowledge Services - King's Fund presentation.

Photo: Top Tips slide, part of Deena Maggs, Head of Information and Knowledge Services - King's Fund presentation.

On these pages you will find details of previous study days that have been held over the last 12 months.

Health Literacy Skills and Partnership Working for Public and Health Librarians (Health Libraries Group and Public and Mobile Libraries Group joint event) - August 2017

This event took place on Wednesday 16th August in the Richmond Library Annexe in London.  The programme for the date is shown below with links to the full presentations:

Health Literacy: How to find good health information online and assess quality. This session led by Dr Caroline De Brún, Public Health England provided a hands-on opportunity to discover the best websites for enquiry work concerning health information.

Additional links to support Dr Caroline De Brún's presentation:

Public Health England's Campaign Resource Centre - Information about all Public Health England's campaigns
Lis-public health mailing list – where libraries who support public health share information sources
National Elf Service It contains blogs about reports and papers on a range of conditions, and the blogs are written by experts in the field, and are evidence-based

Collaboration between Public and Health Libraries: how partnerships can contribute to the patient and public information agenda.  This session led by Holly Case, Outreach Librarian - Surrey and Sussex looked at the ways public and health sector library staff can collaborate and share resources in order to improve the reach and impact of both.

Dealing with patient and public enquiries.  This session led by Deena Maggs, Head of Information and Knowledge Services - King's Fund focused on the King’s Fund free Enquiry Service and the resources they use to answer questions from patients and the public and the types of organisations they signpost.

How to Connect with GPs and their Patients. This session led by Dr Malcolm Rigler NHS GP & Member CILIP Health Group provided an insight into why and how librarians should be connecting with their local GPs to provide patients with the information they need to manage their conditions.

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