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Choosing Wisely Week: 22-28 March 2021

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Example|

Choosing Wisely Week: 22–28 March 2021 Choosing Wisely Australia brings together health professionals and consumers in a national conversation about unnecessary health care. The Choosing Wisely Australia initiative is helping health care providers and consumers to start important conversations about unnecessary and sometimes harmful tests, treatments and procedures. Choosing Wisely Week (22-28 March) is [...]

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Webinar: Health literacy for nurses and midwives

By |March 1st, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , , , |

Health literacy for nurses and midwives – how it can help you make a difference Why it’s important and how it can help your practice Friday 26 March 2021 The Canberra Health Literacy Network presented webinar on health literacy for nurses and midwives.  We discussed why it is important, how it can help improve [...]

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Webinar: Focus on health literacy to improve safety and quality

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Focus on health literacy to improve safety and quality Practical advice for health services and professionals The Canberra Health Literacy Network ran its first webinar for 2021 on the 26th February.  It featured Herbert Down, Director - Partnering with Consumers, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.  The webinar provided an overview [...]

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Webinar: Improving health information

By |October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , , , |

Improving health information designed for consumers and carers Thursday 26 November 2020 On Thursday 26th November 2020 the Canberra Health Literacy Network presented it's second webinar - Improving health information designed for consumers and carers. The webinar was presented by Associate Professor Sophie Hill from the Centre for Health Communication and Participation at La [...]

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Canberra Health Literacy Network Launch and webinar

By |September 16th, 2020|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |

Health Literacy Network Goes Live On Wednesday 26 August 2020, the ACT Health Minister, Rachel Stephen-Smith, formally launched the Canberra Health Literacy Network with a speech opening the Network’s inaugural event. The online event attracted over 100 people – consumers, carers, and health and community service professionals – to hear the Minister and keynote [...]

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Health Literacy is Critical in a Pandemic

By |August 21st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

An urgent call for governments to improve pandemic communications, and address health literacy concerns Author: Kirsten McCaffery, Danielle Muscat and Jan Donovan.  Copy of an article published by Croakey on 07 April 2020 Editor: Melissa Sweet Never has the health literacy of our population and our institutions been so important. The current COVID-19 crisis brings [...]

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