Patient Information Conference: Getting Better Together

When:

21 April 2009

Where:

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow

Who:

Health professionals, patients and carers

What:

In a recent policy document, Better  Health, Better Care: an Action Plan, the Scottish Government made a commitment to ensuring that patients, carers and the public have the information they need when they need it and that this information is clear, accurate, up-to-date and presented in a way which meets their needs.  The conference launched the National Information and Support Service and allowed health professionals, patients, carers and the public to discuss and share practice on some key information issues:

  • Launch of the National Health Information and Support Service
  • Patient focused information
  • Innovative communications approaches
  • Meeting the needs of Scotland's diverse population
  • Information Literacy
  • Social Marketing in Healthcare

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