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Category Archives: Health Literacy

Confident kids – the engaged patients of the future

With all the talk about health literacy and patient engagement at the moment, I often wonder about the patients of the future. The 50 year old patients of the mid to late 21st century are only children and young teenagers … Continue reading

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Child Health Literacy – Hand Hygiene

I have created a puzzle as a free resource for Healthcare Professionals. It’s a Child Health Literacy Puzzle and it aims to: – Keep children amused while they are in a healthcare waiting room – Encourage their literacy, numeracy and … Continue reading

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8 reasons why patients & carers should use Twitter

Have you just recently been diagnosed with a condition you know little about? Are you a carer? Would you like to access information and support from fellow patients, carers and healthcare professionals over the internet and social media? You will need to be … Continue reading

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The humble ice cube

Well, all I can say is…thank goodness it’s February! Early January brought various versions of Respiratory Tract Infections to our house, with a good dose of the flu as a very unwelcome encore towards the end of the month.  Having … Continue reading

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Child in Hospital

If you have ever had a child in A&E or a hospital ward, you will know that what they need is distraction.  Something – anything – to take their mind off the pain and the fright of what is happening … Continue reading

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What DID my doctor say?!

Hands up who has come home from a hospital appointment and thought “What DID my doctor say?!” Lots of hands…I thought so. I’m a healthcare professional (who mostly knows what to expect), but even I have been astonished by how … Continue reading

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