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CHHHS Health literacy guide

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Welcome to the CHHHS Health literacy guide.  This guide provides links to resources and information, including selected print and online resources, relating to patient and consumer health literacy.

Accreditation standards

This guide addresses the following EQuIPNational Standards.

Clinical governance standard Partnering with consumers standard

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Guide champion & developers

Desley Harvey

Health Practitioner Principal Research Fellow | Allied Health | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service

Email Desley Harvey

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Juliet Marconi | Manager

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Fiona Jensen | Librarian

Library & Knowledge Centre | Cairns Hospital | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6679

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