Social Prescribing Services

What is Social Prescribing?

  • A service that is embedded in your GP surgery alongside your GP and other practice staff, that aims to connect you to services and/or activities that may help improve your health and wellbeing.
  • A confidential space to talk
  • A space to explore issues that are negatively affecting your physical and mental health and overall wellbeing; those things ‘Matter to You’
  • Practical, helpful and non-judgemental support
  • A place to receive advice, guidance and advocacy
  • We also support with other services involved in your care
  • Signposting and/or referral to services, support and community groups
  • A service to improve hope for the future, social connection & independence

Advice provided and services we signpost and refer to include:

  • Advocacy
  • Benefits Advice
  • Befriending
  • Bereavement Support
  • Budgeting Advice
  • Debt Advice
  • Domestic Abuse Support
  • Family Support Services
  • Hobbies
  • Housing Advice
  • Mental Health Support
  • Physical Health Activities
  • Social Activities
  • Specialist Services
  • Specific Condition Support
  • Support Groups
  • Volunteering
  • Work, Education and Training

Our Social Prescribing Link Worker is Billy Reynolds.

You can do a self-referral by using our online consultation service Anima to ask for an appointment with Billy.

What this video for further information: