Health Information Scotland event (Glasgow) - Tues 7 November 2017

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


The event will cost £150+VAT for PIF members. You will need to be logged in to the website to see the PIF member rate.

The cost for non-members is £225+VAT, and this price includes a 1-year Individual membership of PIF.

You can register to attend the event below.

We have some sponsorship opportunities available at this event which you can see here.  To discuss further please email

If you have any queries about this event please contact

We hope you can join us!

The PIF Team


The Studio - Glasgow
67 Hope St
G2 6AE
Map and Directions

Date: 7 November 2017

Start Time: 9:30 am
End Time: 4:30 pm

Price: £270.00

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