Making healthy choices easier for everyone

The Hub hosts the best and most trusted online health literacy resources. Our aim is to make it easier for consumers to find and understand health-related information, to be able to make the best decisions about their health. For health professionals, the Hub provides access to resources on health literacy and practical tools to aid communication with patients and the public. 

COVID-19 Information
COVID-19 community survey

The Health Literacy Hub and University of Sydney Health Literacy Lab, in collaboration with Western Sydney Local Health District, Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health Districts, and South Western Sydney Local Health Districts distributed surveys from March 21st to July 9th, 2021, to capture COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in our diverse community.

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New research trial!

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I am a consumer or community member

Information for patients, carers, families, individuals and communities

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I am a health professional

Information for health professionals, WSLHD staff members, researchers and students

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What is health literacy?

Health literacy describes a person’s ability to find, understand and use information to make decisions about their health. 

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About the Health Literacy Hub

The Hub is an initiative of Western Sydney Local Health District in collaboration with the University of Sydney.

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About the Health Literacy Lab

The Lab is a world-leading health literacy research group based at the University of Sydney, School of Public Health.

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