The Better Information Programme - Introduction to Misinformation

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A one and a half hour online course raising awareness about sources of health information and how we can decide if they're any good.

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Access to health information has never been greater. Professional opinions and health information leaflets are now accompanied by innovative apps and a variety of health related websites.

Our access to a range of health information has developed, but what about the quality?

This Introduction to Misinformation session is designed for health, social care and community organisations. It is designed to raise awareness about the sources of health information and how we can decide if it is any good.

At the end of the day, you will be:

• Knowledgeable about the range of health information available

• Knowledgeable about the impact of low quality health information

• Skilled in being able to spot poor quality or potentially harmful health information

• Confident in signposting to evidence-based sources

After receiving the training, you will become a designated Knowledge Champion and will be encouraged to share your learning with colleagues and communities. You will have exclusive access to the Knowledge Champions section of the buzz website, with further support materials and learning.

The Better Information Programme is delivered by the buzz Health and Wellbeing Service in partnership with Manchester Health and Care Commissioning.

The training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

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We’re buzz, the Manchester NHS Health & Wellbeing Service.
Our aim is to help improve your health and wellbeing of people and communities in Manchester, to help individuals and families live fuller, healthier, happier and longer lives.
If you have long term physical health condition and struggle to exercise then our Physical Activity Referral Service (PARS) might be able to help you increase your levels of activity in a safe and structured environment.
Our Neighbourhood Health Workers are based in your local communities. They are offering training courses and workshops, supporting community groups and organising health events. This will help improve the health and wellbeing community.
If you are working in Manchester, our Knowledge Service can help. We are a library and resource centre for people working in health and social care.


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