On the blog this week, Jo Clarke talks about a Different kind of prescription.
In 2016, some great individuals came together and pooled their expertise and specialist knowledge to collaborate on a new social prescribing project called Going Local.
Social prescribing is a means for doctors, nurses and other clinicians to refer patients to non-clinical services, typically provided by not-for-profit organisations such as charities, voluntary groups and statutory agencies. Metaphorically it’s a prescription of a different kind and may be in addition, or instead of, a medicine or treatment….
Read the full story here: https://www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/our-stories-your-councils/jo-clarke/