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Now more than ever we need information we can trust. Health Information Week is taking place 3-9 July #HIW2023.

HIW is a multisector campaign promoting high quality information for patients and the public. This year the themes are: Health Literacy (Mon), Mental Health & Wellbeing (Tues), Women's health (Wed), Social Prescribing (Thurs), Children's Health (Fri), Cost of Living (Sat), and Shared Decision Making (Sun) – follow us @bhtnhslibrary.

Health literacy training

You can try the Health Literacy e-learning module on eLearning for Healthcare

The Health Literacy session gives a brief overview of why health literacy is important and an introduction to some techniques that can improve health literacy.

In addition to the e-learning module, the library service can provide bite-sized sessions.

To book onto these sessions, you can book via iAspire e-Learning. Alternatively, you can phone 01494 734681 or email or

If you cannot attend these sessions, the Library team can also offer sessions on request – please email to arrange.

Virtual book club

The Library is hosting a virtual book club every two months. For more information, or to register your interest, see our blogwebpage or email us.