This timely and helpful guide has been specifically commissioned, by NIACE from the Community Health and Learning Foundation, as part of it’s support for the Community Learning Reform roll out. The guide sets out to help providers of Adult Learning understand the strategic and operational opportunities for working in partnership that are now available following the transfer of some Public Health functions from the NHS into Local Authorities on the 1 April 2013. As well as setting the context for these opportunities, it also offers some practical first steps to engagement.
The guide is now available by clicking here
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Community Health and Learning Foundation Launches Policy Document
The Community Health and Learning Foundation (CHLF) has launched this document in order that policy makers and opinion formers understand that “Health literacy is a pivotal feature in the complex links between health inequalities, income and skills and is critical to inclusive growth for local and national policy as the economy moves out of the recession” With a foreword from the Co-Chairs of the UK Health Literacy Group, the report defines Health Literacy, explains the scale of the problem, the economic implications, and what needs to change.
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