Tips to find trusted health information
Find out how to spot trusted health information with our top tips. Our simple guides can help you find trusted health information and stop the spread of misinformation.
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BMI – What you need to know
Body Mass Index (BMI) has been rubbished in the media. So why do doctors use it?
What is patient data?
Understanding patient data and some examples of how it is used.
Finding trusted health information
These seven questions will help you decide whether health information can be trusted.
False health information
– the warning signs
Check what you are reading, watching or listening to, is reliable before sharing.
Making sense of risks and benefits
Need to make a decision about an operation or a medicine? These tips will help you make sense of risk and benefit data.
What is evidence and why is it important?
Find out what it means for trusted health information to be evidence-based.
What is clinical evidence?
Understand different types of clinical evidence and research with the pyramid of evidence.
PIF TICK members tell us why they joined the scheme, why a quality mark matters and how they create their health information.
Find out what it means for an organisation to become a member.