Health information week is a campaign to promote good quality health resources that are available to the public. The campaign aims to raise awareness to the public of the resources available to them,
Use the hashtag #HIW2018
Monday 2nd July – Healthy lifestyles
Live Well for more information, advice and tips on eating well, maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, sleep, alcohol support, quitting smoking and emotional support.
Tuesday 3rd July – Mental health
MIND for information and support for better mental health, guides to services, support for friends and family and tips for every day living.
Wednesday 4th July – Health and digital literacy
Behind the Headlines provides information on the headlines in the news from NHS choices including where the stories come from, the type of research, basic results, interpretation of the results and the conclusions all in bite size chunks.
Thursday 5th July- Long term conditions
Arthritis Research UK for information and support in managing arthritis, including information on current research and treatments.
Friday 6th July – Mindfulness and relaxation
Headspace to support problems with stress, focus, mood, compassion, aggression, work, anxiety and depression. Mindfulness has been shown to impact on sleep, weight loss, relationships, chronic disease and pain.
Saturday 7th July – Patient stories
Time to Change for information on mental health conditions, support for yourself or help in supporting others and join the movement to help change the way people think and act about mental health problems.
Sunday 8th July – Promoting partnerships in health information
HIFA is a global network committed to the progressive realisation of a world where every person has access to the healthcare information they need to protect their own health and the health of others.