Writing Health Information Training Workshop (London) - Thurs 17 Oct 2019

Writing Health Info photo-ShutterstockOn Thursday 17 October 2019, the Patient Information Forum will be holding a training workshop for people who want to learn how to write health information.

This workshop will cover the following elements, and a full programme will be available in July:

  • Writing in plain English - Health literacy (clear language and risk communication)
  • Word economy - Use of short sentences and paragraphs
  • Tone of voice and use of the active voice
  • Involving users and user testing to check clarity, understanding and tone
  • Interviewing skills
  • Using the patient voice.  The role of case studies and patient stories
  • Sign off and consent
  • Different styles of writing – differing tones and structures of news stories and blogs
  • Making the most of headlines, intros, pull quotes and side heads
Numbers for this workshop are deliberately being kept low to maximise learning.  There are only 30 places available, so please book early when booking opens in July 2019.



Delegate fees for the workshop are as follows:

£250+VAT for PIF members (PIF members should login to the website to see the PIF member rate)

£350+VAT for non-PIF members (this includes a complimentary 1-year individual membership to PIF)

We hope you can join us!

The PIF Team

We are sorry but this event is not yet open for registration.

You will be able to register starting July 04, 2019