Determining patient health literacy during a medicine consultation

Paul Duell, University of East Anglia


To identify an approach to accurately determine a patient’s level of health literacy during a medicine related consultation.


To identify key questions and approaches which could be used to predict levels of health literacy

To identify common markers or behaviours used by pharmacists to make judgements regarding health literacy and determine which are most likely to be effective

This project ran from January 2016 to September 2017. The final report is available here.