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Social prescribing: what’s in it for practices and their patients?

 

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Social prescribing: what’s in it for practices and their patients?

Social prescribing link-workers were among the first of the funded additional roles practices have been encouraged to employ under the network contract, so clearly policymakers think they could make a difference.

But what exactly is social prescribing and why should practices take it seriously? In our latest podcast, we hear from Polly Goodwin, a PCC adviser who helps practice teams to implement care navigation and put social prescribing to work.