Publication - Strategy/plan

Making it Easy

Published: 3 Jun 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784125110

A health Literacy Action Plan for Scotland

Making it Easy
Footnotes

Footnotes

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2 Rowlands et al 'Defining and describing the mismatch between population health literacy and numeracy and health system complexity' 2014. Submitted for publication http://www1.lsbu.ac.uk/php5c-cgiwrap/hscweb/cm2/public/news/news.php?newsid=115

3 Vernon, J et al (2007) Low Health Literacy: Implications for National Health Policy [online] available: http://sphhs.gwu.edu/departments/healthpolicy/CHPR/downloads/LowHealthLiteracyReport10_4_07.pdf [20th Feb 2010]

4 Scottish Government. Scottish Survey of Adult Literacies 2009: Report of Findings http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/319174/0102005.pdf

5 Berkman ND, Sheridan SL, Donahue KE, Halpern DJ, Crotty K. Low health literacy and health outcomes: an updated systematic review. Ann Internal Medicine 2011; 155: 97-107

6 DeWalt DA, Berkman ND, Sheridan S, Lohr KN, Pignone MP 2004. Literacy and Health Outcomes. A Systematic review of the Literature. Journal of Internal Medicine 19: 1228-1239 http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/118783767

7 Easton PM. Exploring the pathways to poor health in the 'hidden population' with low literacy. PhD thesis. University of Dundee 2011

8 Scottish Government. Pub. 2010 Healthcare Quality Strategy for NHSScotland - SG Website http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/311667/0098354.pdf

9 Scottish Government. Pub. 2012. 2020 Vision for Health and Social Care - SG website http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/Policy/2020-Vision

10 Bostock S Association between low functional health literacy and mortality in older adults: longitudinal cohort study BMJ2012;344doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e1602(Published 15 March 2012)


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