Australia 

Basic Skills 

A-Z Search Tags

 
 
  • Skills for life survey, BIS (2011) ​

  • The contribution of basic skills to health related outcomes during adulthood: evidence from the BCS70 

Cancer 

Child and adolescent health  

 
 
  • Effects of evidence-based strategies to reduce the socioeconomic gradient of uptake in the english NHS bowel cancer screening programme (ASCEND): four cluster randomised trials 

  • How do people interpret information about colorectal cancer screening: observations from a think-aloud study 

  • Understanding, evidencing, and promomting adolescent well-being: An emerging agenda for schools 
     

  • An evaluation of the HEY! programme 

Developing Countries 

 
  • Health Literacy Toolkit for low and middle income countries

Chronic disease 

Europe 

 
 
  • Health literacy and chronic disease management: drawing from expert knowledge to set an agenda 

General Practice 

  • The European Health Literacy Project (HLS-EU). Final Report Executive Summary (D17) 
     

  • The European Health Literacy Survey 
     

  • User testing in developing patient medication in Europe
     

  • Health Literacy Europe 

 
  • AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit: 2nd edition 
     

  • Chunk and Check
     

  • Teach back 













     

Global Health 

GP 

Health Economics 

  • The costs of limited health literacy: a systematic review 

Health care practitioner 

 
 
 
 
  • AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit: 2nd edition 
     

  • Chunk and Check
     

  • Teach back 

  • AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit: 2nd edition 
     

  • Chunk and check 
     

  • Teach Back 
     

Health inequalities 

 
  • The costs of limited health literacy: a systematic review 

Improving practice 

 

Health promotions 

  • AHRQ Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit: 2nd edition 
     

  • Chunk and check 
     

  • Teach Back 

     

 
  • Health literacy as a public health goal: a challenge for contemporary health education and communication strategies into the 21st century 
     

  • World Health Organisation. (n.d.) 7th Global Conference on Health Promotion: Track 2: Health Literacy and health behaviour

Literacy 

 

Long term illness 

  • 9th Global conference on Health Promotion, Shanghai 2016 Policy brief 4: Health Literacy 
     

  • Adult literacy and numeracy, social capital, learner identities and self-confidence
     

  • Skills for life survey, BIS (2011)
     

  • Understanding the role of literacy in public health 

 
  • Health literacy and chronic disease management: drawing from expert knowledge to set an agenda 

Medication 

 

Numeracy 

  • User testing in developing patient medication in Europe 
     

  • Producing good medicines information 

 
  • 9th Global conference on Health Promotion, Shanghai 2016 Policy brief 4: Health Literacy
     

  • Adult literacy and numeracy, social capital, learner identities and self-confidence 
     

  • Does Numeracy Matter More?
     

  • Skills for life survey, BIS (2011)
     

  • Three-quarters of adults can't work out how much sugar they're meant to consume 

Plain english 

  • Drivel Defence 
     

  • A-Z of alternative words
     

  • Best practice guidance on patient information leaflets 
     

  • How to write in plain english 
     

  • How to write medical information in plain english

Public Health 

 
 

Readability 

  • Health literacy as a public health goal: a challenge for contemporary health education and communication strategies into the 21st century 

 
  • Drivel Defence 
     

  • SMOG Calculator 
     

  • Skilled for Health

Social Capital 

 

Systematic Review 

  • 9th Global conference on Health Promotion, Shanghai 2016 Policy brief 4: Health Literacy

 
  • Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An updated Systematic Review
     

  • Literacy and Health Outcomes: A systematic review of the literature 

USA

  • Clear communication (US)
     

  • A healthy understanding (US)
     

  • Health Literacy Website (US)
     

  • Addressing low health literacy in North Carolina (August 2007)