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What We Do

• supports the professional development of those involved in teaching and researching English for healthcare
• promotes and disseminates understanding of English for healthcare
• enhances the quality of the teaching and learning of English for healthcare

Effective communication in English for healthcare is at the heart of what EALTHY does.

EALTHY is the organisation behind the bi-annual English for Healthcare Conference, a highly respected two-day conference which attracts presenters and delegates from across the world. The association organise local and regional workshops, hosted by members’ institutions and on themes of regional interest. These workshops are free to members. EALTHY is also the place to come for resource ideas: useful websites, videos and podcasts and for free teaching materials.

And if all this wasn’t enough, a monthly online magazine offers a wealth of articles on English for medicine and healthcare from teachers, researchers, materials writers and experts from across the world.

Why Choose EALTHY?

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Hypertension: the silent killer

A full lesson on high-blood pressure, sometimes referred to as ‘the silent killer’. Reading, vocabulary focus, video and communicative activities by Catherine Richards. Level B1-C1

This won’t hurt a bit: assessing English for Nursing

In this paper, Professor Dan Douglas suggests that there is no reason why language tests, and particularly English for specific purposes tests, have to be painful, irrelevant, or mysterious.

Keynote speaker

Professor John Skelton, Bern, Switzerland, 2017