The National Academy for Social Prescribing has a simple ambition: we want people to live the best life they can.
We want social prescribing to thrive – a vibrant, innovative and ambitious movement, mobilising hundreds of thousands of people and organisations with a shared commitment to transforming lives.
Read about our NASP plans here.
Championing, supporting and sharing the work of thriving community groups
Thriving Communities is a new national support programme for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups, supporting communities impacted by COVID19 in England, working alongside social prescribing link workers.
Thriving Communities will help you to share your learning, gain new ideas, access funding and develop partnerships across sectors.
Please click here to learn more about the midlands Thriving Communities programme, now open for cohort 2 of Learning Together applicants.
Closing date for the 'Closed Small Group' sessions - 6th October.
If you are part of Cohort 1, don't worry there are still plenty of opportunities available to get stuck in to! Webinars; Calendar invites for reflect, learn, take action groups and much more. *Save the date* 27th September 3-4:30pm - Welcome session for Cohort's 1 and 2.
One in five GP appointments focus on wider social needs, rather than acute medical issues.
Social prescribing presents the NHS and local authorities with an opportunity to help people make use of existing community services, resources and facilities in order to meet their personal needs and free up GP time.
For an easy read on Social Prescribing click here.
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Midlands Physical Activity Social Prescribing Coordinator Charlotte Leonhardsen
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