Social Prescribing

Social Prescribers spend time understanding a patient’s non-medical concerns, signposting and linking them with services outside of the healthcare system, to improve their well-being.

They support a wide range of social matters, including:

    • Addiction Support

    • Antisocial Behaviour

    • Anxiety / Stress

    • Befriending

    • Cleanliness / Hygiene

    • Coping with Chronic Illness

    • Disability Support

    • Employment Advice

    • Falls Prevention

    • Financial and Benefits Advice

    • Garden / Property Maintenance

    • Hoarding

    • Life Skills Development

    • Loneliness and Isolation

    • Low Confidence

    • Motivation for Learning

    • Personal Development

    • Physical Inactivity

    • Post-cancer Support

    • Post-stroke Support

    • Prevention of Chronic Disease

    • Property / Housing Support

    • Social Isolation

    • Volunteering

    • Weight Reduction

Please note that this is not a replacement for social services and they will not take patients under the age of 18.

Please call the Practice to book an appointment or speak to a GP to determine if this is an appropriate service for yourself.