Health Literacy Skills and Partnership Working for Public and Health Librarians

26 January 2018, 10.00-15.15, Oldham Library, Cultural Quarter, Greaves Street, Oldham OL1 1AL

"Libraries support wellbeing in a number of ways, not least by providing health information. The SCL Health Offer and the Libraries Taskforce ‘healthier and happier lives’ purpose, illustrate how public libraries have come to see this as part of their core remit. Healthcare professionals rely on the information that information specialists can provide both them and their patients. This event demonstrates best practice for finding and sharing health information. It also explores partnership working opportunities between Librarians from different sectors and professional care givers ..."

"Attendees are advised to bring their own internet enabled device (laptop/tablet/smartphone) for increased opportunity to familiarise themselves with demonstrated resources. Some devices will be available for communal use.
 
Booking details:
 
The event is free to Health Libraries Group and Public & Mobile Library Group members.* £25.00 for all others.
People wishing to attend who are currently not members of HLG or PMLG can join through the following routes:
• Through your CILIP membership by adding HLG as one of your Special Interest Groups, (CILIP members can join 2 special interest groups for free, a small charge is payable for any additional groups over this number)
 
• Visit the membership page to find out more and to join.
www.cilip.org.uk/membership/join-cilip or contact 020 7225 0657.
 
*Please note a charge of £25.00 will be payable if cancelling within 1 week of the event."

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