The Better Information Programme

The Better Information Programme

The Better Information Programme is our free online training programme designed for staff from a wide range of health, social care and community organisations. Two sessions are available – Health Literacy Awareness and Introduction to Misinformation.


Health Literacy Awareness

This 1 hour course will help you learn about health literacy and how it impacts you, your clients and your organisation. The training will cover:

· What is health literacy?

· Why is it a problem?

· What is the cost of health literacy?

· How does it impact you, your clients and your organisation?


Introduction to Misinformation

This 1.5 hour course will help you learn about different sources of health information and how we can decide if they're any good. The training will cover:

· Where can we get health information from?

· What is the impact of low quality health information?

· How do we tell if it’s any good?

· What are go-to sources of reliable health information?


Book onto session

Book onto an online session via our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/buzz-health-and-wellbeing-service-26546573273


Arrange a session for your team

We can deliver training sessions to organisations and community groups within Manchester. If you would like us to deliver either of these sessions to your team, virtually or face to face, please email buzz@gmmh.nhs.uk and we will be happy to arrange this.

Knowledge Champions

After attending the training, you will become a designated Knowledge Champion! Knowledge Champions promote high quality, reliable sources of health information and help combat the spread of fake news and misinformation. They share their expertise with colleagues, communities and anyone they support.

As a Knowledge Champion you will gain:

· Knowledge and skills to empower people to make informed decisions about their health.

· Opportunities to network with other Knowledge Champions to share information, ideas and best practice.

· Access to quarterly newsletters to help you keep up to date.

· Exclusive access to the Knowledge Champions area on the buzz website.

· Exclusive Knowledge Champions promotional materials.

· Access to further support and advice from the buzz Library and Knowledge Service.


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