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
Participants wanted: Help us test our new online editor to help staff write health-literate patient education materials!

We are looking for health professionals who are interested in trying out our new online health literacy editor. Interviews/testing will be conducted online and take about 30 minutes of your time.

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Research project on enhancing communication about the COVID-19 vaccination program: Focus on supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities.

Are you a Community or Faith Based Leader? Have you supported your community in passing on information during this pandemic? If so, we want to hear from you.  

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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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