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Interprofessional Education: Health Literacy

A subject guide to Interprofessional Education from Queen Margaret University

Definition

"People having enough knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence to use health information, to be active partners in their care, and to navigate health and social care systems."

Neil cited in Scottish Government 2014

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT., 2014. Making it easy: A health literacy action plan for Scotland [online]. Edinburgh: Scottish Government [viewed 29 April 2019]. Available from: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/9850

Health literacy in Scotland: Making it easy