About Social Prescribing

Sheffield Hallam University – Centre for Regional Economic Research

From dependence to independence: emerging lessons from the Rotherham Social Prescribing Pilot.

Nesta -  More than medicine

‘More than medicine’ recognizes the social as well as medical aspects of long term conditions. It gives the NHS the tools to help people to exercise more, eat more healthily, build strong social networks and feel supported and in control of their lives ‘More than medicine’ enables patients to access a range of social
interventions to complement clinical care.

For details of both documents: http://www.comfirst.org.uk/social_prescribing_links

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