Monthly archives for March, 2019
Social prescribing brings a real buzz to Brighton #SocialPrescribing19Posted on 13th March 2019 by Janet Coan
Impetus Community Navigation hosted the first Brighton and Hove conference to consider the role and future of social prescribing. This fully-booked event on 7th March 2019 welcomed over 150 people from the voluntary sector, primary care and NHS commissioning.
Social prescribing, the future for health and wellbeing #SocialPrescribing19Posted on 4th March 2019 by Seb Feast
You might have heard of social prescribing in the news recently – such as this article from BBC Health – but do you know what it means?
In January 2019, NHS England announced that it would fund 1,000 social prescribing workers to ease the workload of GPs and improve people’s health and wellbeing. This has caused a buzz around social prescribing, but while it has become more widely known it’s still important to explain the term. Let’s break it down!