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Information documents

There are many ways to provide information to the public including paper leaflet or social media. This can be useful when you want to inform people, for example about a particular condition or a change in service.

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  • Variety of ways to reach different age groups eg via postal or on-line;
  • Can bring information to people at a very local level;
  • Convenient for people to access at any time during the event;
  • Hard to target to particular group;
  • Providing information does not necessarily mean it will be read;
  • Health literacy levels may mean the information will not be understood;
  • Lack of interaction;
  • Useful to share information at a local or regional level.
  • Useful to provide as follow up information.
  • Can provide further details eg support groups or where to access further information.
  • No guarantee information will be read and understood.
  • Hard to reach specific groups.

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