PIF is delighted to be holding an event in Glasgow on Health Information in Scotland on Tuesday 7 November 2017.
The event will share learning, best practice and good examples on the following themes:
- Personal and practical sessions on accessible information
- Co-creating and involving people in the development of health information
- Digital health information
- Measuring and demonstrating the impact of good health information
9.30 – 10.00 Registration, refreshments and networking
10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and introduction - Dr Graham Kramer, GP and RCGP Scotland Executive Officer for Patient Partnership in Practice (P3) Group and GP Tayside and Health Literacy UK
Session 1: Accessible information
10.15 – 10.40 A blind person’s experience of accessing health care: trials, triumphs and suggestions on a cure - Adi Latif - Usability and Accessibility Consultant, AbilityNet
- Challenges faced by someone who is blind with the current system
- Beacons of light in the dark - people who were able to work around the system to help
- Learning from my experience - how the future could look
10.40 – 11.05 Making online services more accessible to patients and family's with literacy and language challenges - Louise McVicker - Campaign Manager, TextHelp
11.05 – 11.30 Speaker to be confirmed
11.30 – 12.00 Speed networking (including refreshment break) - This is your opportunity to engage with other event attendees, and make useful connections.
Session 2: Involving users
12.00 – 12.20 Interactive session - Delegates will share their experiences and challenges of involving users.
12.20-12.45 Developing SIGN – Involving users in developing clinical guidelines - Karen Graham – Public Involvement Advisor, Healthcare improvement Scotland
12.45-13.10 Co-producing Ready Steady Baby! - Rose Vickridge - Health Improvement Officer and Debbie Sigerson – Health Improvement Manager, NHS Health Scotland
13.10 – 14.00 LUNCH
Session 3: Digital Health Information
14.00 – 14.25 Background and benefits - Lynne Huckerby - Associate Director: Service Transformation & Digital, NHS 24
14.25 – 14.50 Practicalities/Challenges - Kevin Hutchison - Development & Content Manager, Macmillan Lead, NHS 24
14.50 – 15:15 Personalising Health information with info for me - Alison Deakin - Macmillan Senior Project Manager, NHS 24
15.15 – 15.35 REFRESHMENT BREAK
Session 4: Measuring the impact of health information
15.35 – 16.00 Interactive session -Delegates will share their experiences and challenges of measuring the impact of health information.
16.00 – 16.25 Measuring impact - Linsey Jonsson – Publishing Manager, NHS Health Scotland
16.25 – 16.30 Sum up and close - Dr Graham Kramer – GP and RCGP Scotland Executive Officer for Patient Partnership in Practice (P3) Group and GP Tayside and Health Literacy UK