Social prescribing works in two key ways:
It aims to support patients access a broad range of services that positively affects health and wellbeing, prevents illness and enables patients to better manage existing conditions.
It enables patients to play an active role focusing on the wider social aspects that affect their own health and wellbeing and support them to stay healthy both physically and mentally.
The social prescribing team work across north Southwark and comprises of 10 social prescribing link workers, including two team leaders.
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