Supporting link workers in primary care networks

  • Social prescribing NHS Futures collaboration platform – an online network for sharing resources and for discussion. Membership is open to link workers, PCNs and colleagues involved in social prescribing. To join email england.socialprescribing@nhs.net

Webinars

A regular series of webinars focuses on topics covering key approaches to effective social prescribing.

Presentations used on previous webinars are available on the social prescribing Future NHS collaboration platform.  (If you are not already a member email england.socialprescribing@nhs.net.) Topics covered include:

  • Co-producing personalised care and support plans
  • Using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM)
  • Assessing wellbeing – using the ONS4 Wellbeing tool
  • Safeguarding
  • Looking after yourself and effective use of supervision
  • Supporting community groups to receive people
  • Keeping people physically active
  • Connecting people to nature
  • Making every contact count
  • Creative support – connecting people to the arts
  • Connecting people to local sports clubs

The current series of webinars (spring 2020) is focussing on support for link workers who are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. More details are on the social prescribing Future NHS collaboration platform.