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Social Prescribing: NHS England Information

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Intended audience group 1, 2 and 3

  •  Group 1: Residents of all ages and culture living within Bedfordshire, Luton or Milton Keynes.  This includes people living with conditions, unpaid carers (family, friends), paid carers, volunteers, personal assistants providing care.
  • Group 2: Front line registered and unregistered staff in all health (NHS, Community and Primary Care) and social care environments, secondary care including health improvement personnel, nursing, practitioners, pharmacists, link workers, patient engagement , volunteers and personal assistants of care.  All care roles or public providing a care provision or working with people, families and communities.
  • Group 3: All local authorities, health and well-being boards, clinical commissioning groups whose staff are involved in strategic planning and commissioning of personalised care in the BLMK footprint.
Intended Audience Group
Personalised Care; Social Prescribing
Aims and Objectives

Social prescribing is a way for local agencies to refer people to a link worker. Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

This website provides information on the social prescribing model, case studies, videos, the impact it is having and other resources.

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NHS England
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