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What could STPs learn from social prescribing?

Interest in social prescribing – where patients are referred to local, non-clinical community services such as walking clubs or self-help groups – is on the increase across England. There is also growing recognition of its potential to help meet the ambitions of the Five Year Forward View and of sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) to support people in […]

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Safeguarding is everyone’s business

Hilary Garratt, Director of Nursing for NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England sets out her aspirations for the fourth National Safeguarding Conference: Commissioning for a contemporary safeguarding system: values, legislation and practice. I am constantly reminded how the newer priorities in safeguarding are becoming more prominent in all our lives and communities. I […]

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Health and housing agenda here to stay

In recent years, health and housing professionals have been tiptoeing around together like an anxious newlywed couple; proud of the new-found status of their relationship but uneasy about whether their bold commitments to each other hold the substance they’ve been publically proclaiming. That’s why we’re so excited here at South Yorkshire Housing Association by the […]

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