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Social prescribing offers connection for loneliness

For complex, deeply personal challenges, such as experiencing feelings of loneliness or indeed chronic loneliness, inevitably, there is no easy, quick-fix that would suit everyone. Social prescribing offers a tailored approach for us as complex, unique, individuals, complementing the medical aspects of healthcare, with the broader community and social connections that can go hand-in-hand to…
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How can social prescribing help tackle loneliness?

Social prescribing is a big part of the loneliness strategy in England as well as the NHS Long Term Plan. On May 15th we held our latest Research and Policy Hub meeting, looking at how social prescribing might be able to tackle loneliness across the UK.  Social prescribing on the front line We think there…
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A review of social prescribing schemes

Social prescribing links patients with non-medical facilities in the community which provide social, emotional or practical support. A recent review considered the benefits of 35 social prescribing schemes across the UK. Many of these social prescribing schemes focus on the use of arts, education, exercise or healthy living initiatives, among others, to promote health and…
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