NHS England describes social prescribing as “enabling all local agencies to refer people to a link worker”. Link workers - known locally as Community Connectors - give people time and focus on what matters to the person as identified through shared decision making or personalised care and support planning. They connect people to community groups and agencies for practical and emotional support.
Connect for Health particularly works for a wide range of people, including those:
Take a look at our Special Edition Newsletter about Connect for Health for more information.
Newsletter: Second edition - Jan 2020
Visit the NHS Suffolk & North East Essex website for latest information at: suffolkandnortheastessex.icb.nhs.uk/your-health-and-services/self-refer-to-community-services/social-prescribing-and-community-outreach-services