Community connections and social prescribing

Thursday 9th May 10:55 - 11:35

Social prescribing sees healthcare professionals refer patients to ‘services’ in their local community instead of offering ‘medicalised’ solutions. By sign posting and socially prescribing interactions which will improve their health and wellbeing. The ‘social prescription’ may range from art classes to singing groups to gardening and much more. It is taking off across the country, but what does this mean in practice for physical


Jennifer Neff, Co Founder and Co Chief Executive at Elemental - The Social Prescribing People

Phil Veasey, Public Health, Community Engagement Consultant and Sports Development Consultant

Sonia Mackenzie, Business Development Director at Elemental – The Social Prescribing People