Reading in hospital: recommendations for health institutions

The booklet Faire vivre la lecture à l’hôpital: recommandations et bonnes pratiques, published conjointly by the Ministries for Health and Culture, aims to provide possible solutions for improving the availability of reading matter in hospital by bringing the issue to the attention of a wide a range of stakeholders as possible. The booklet gives a brief presentation of the 2006 survey’s key findings, alternating definitions, concrete examples, and recommendations for providing an abundant and high quality supply of reading materials adapted to the needs of the hospital community as a whole, as well as advice on encouraging dialogue and exchanges, launching a project, and finding partners.