Supporting health and digital literacy

11:15 - 12:00

A session exploring the role of the librarian in pointing service users towards authoritative health information. Featuring Dr Vishaal Virani, Head of YouTube Health, and Sophie Randall, Director of the PIF TICK campaign, the panel will consider the relationship between health and digital literacy, and explore the work that Big Tech platforms, in partnership with clinicians and content creators, are doing to increase access and awareness of authoritative information online.

Chair: Debbie Hicks, Creative Director, Read Well Campaign, The Reading Agency
Speakers: Dr Vishaal Virani, Head of Youtube Health; Sophie Randall, Director
Patient Information Forum