Donate now
Because everything changes when we read

Resources

09 May 2018

Universal Health Offer Infographic

Infograhpic detailing the work of the SCL Universal Health Offer

25 April 2018

Reading Well delivery model

Guidelines for sites to deliver Reading Well, including information about book selection.

25 April 2018

Toolkit for setting up local health partnerships

A toolkit with template documents useful for building local health partnerships.

17 April 2018

Dementia Action Week 2018: a library toolkit

A toolkit for libraries containing ideas for events, displays and activities for Dementia Action Week 2018.

07 February 2018

University of Exeter evaluation of Reading Well for common mental health conditions

University of Exeter evaluation of Reading Well for common mental health conditions, examining acceptability, impact and scheme delivery preferences for end users and library services

07 February 2018

University of Westminster evaluation of Reading Well for young people

Researchers from the University of Westminster have carried out an independent evaluation of the impact of Reading Well for young people, funded by Wellcome. For the study, three sets of the book collection were brought into The Priory School, a...

11 December 2017

Reading Well for young people consultation

Reading Well for young people initial health experts consultation paper

06 November 2017

Invitation for submissions

An invitation for submissions of titles on adult mental health conditions for a new Reading Well booklist.

18 October 2017

Invitation to tender - Reading Well design

Invitation to tender for the 2018 revision of the adult mental health book list.

13 October 2017

Reading Well consultation document adult mental health 2018

Reading Well Books on Prescription for adult common mental health conditions 2018 health sector consultation.

10 October 2017

2016-17 Evaluation of Reading Well

2016-17 evaluation of Reading Well Books on Prescription. Research and evaluation completed by BOP consulting.

20 September 2017

Toolkit: World Mental Health Day 2017

A toolkit for libraries with ideas for events, displays and activities for World Mental Health Day 2017.

31 July 2017

FAQs - Reading Well for long term conditions

Answers to library staff frequently asked questions about Reading Well for long term conditions, including: general information, launch support, library involvement and digital resources.

04 July 2017

Branding guidelines - Reading Well for long term conditions

This document provides visual guidelines and the key descriptor and message for the Reading Well for long term conditions scheme.

04 July 2017

Interactive prescriber leaflet - Reading Well for long term conditions

A digital version of the user leaflet for Reading Well for long term conditions. The prescriber can digitally select titles from the list, then print the leaflet. The leaflet also provides information about how the scheme works, resources available in your...

30 June 2017

Overview of the books - Reading Well for long term conditions

A detailed overview of the titles on the Reading Well for long term conditions list, including background information, formats, publisher details and publication dates.

29 June 2017

Commissioning guide - Reading Well for long term conditions

This document provides information about Reading Well for long term conditions for health commissioners. It includes case studies showing how libraries can work with public health to deliver the scheme.

29 June 2017

Animated gif - Reading Well for long term conditions

Reading Well for long term conditions animated GIF. Perfect to use on social media.

29 June 2017

Image bank - Reading Well for long term conditions

A collection of photos that can be used on local library and health websites to promote the Reading Well for long term conditions.

28 June 2017

Book jacket composite - Reading Well for long term conditions

A shareable composite image of the covers of the long term conditions booklist.

28 June 2017

Booklist and format availability - Reading Well for long term conditions

A list of titles on the Reading Well for long term conditions and which formats they are available in.

28 June 2017

Background information - Reading Well for long term conditions

Background information to the Reading Well for long term conditions scheme.

23 June 2017

Adult mental health book jacket composite

A shareable composite image of the covers of the adult mental health booklist

16 June 2017

Literature Review: The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment

Literature Review: The impact of reading for pleasure and empowerment June 2015

06 June 2017

Plasma screen artwork - Reading Well for long term conditions

Artwork promoting the Reading Well for long term conditions scheme, which can be used on plasma screens in libraries and GP surgeries.

06 June 2017

Health Professional Template Letter - Reading Well for long term conditions

A template letter library staff can send to health professionals to establish partnerships to deliver Reading Well for long term conditions.

02 June 2017

Year 4 evaluation book issue spreadsheets

A zip folder containing book issues spreadsheets to complete for the adult mental health, dementia and young people’s schemes.

24 May 2017

Adaptable powerpoint presentation - Reading Well for Young People

An adaptable powerpoint presentation for commissioning Reading Well for young people.

24 May 2017

Health Professional Template Letter

A template letter library staff can send to health professionals to establish partnerships to deliver any of the four schemes.

24 May 2017

Reading Well Books on Prescription - Library Staff Handbook

A practical handbook for library staff covering all the Reading Well schemes.