Social prescribing: reducing non-medical GP appointments and delivering a better service for patients – Brownlow Health @ Princes Park Health Centre, North West

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Brownlow Health @ Princes Park Health Centre in Liverpool has 3.5 whole time equivalent GPs serving a patient population of over 7,000.  When GP appointments for non-medical issues continued to increase, the practice looked at implementing social prescribing by participating in the Learning in Action programme.  The programme is delivered by NHS England and NHS Improvement and part of the Time for Care support available through the General Practice Forward View.