The National Academy for Social Prescribing has a simple ambition: we want people to live the best life they can.

We want social prescribing to thrive – a vibrant, innovative and ambitious movement, mobilising hundreds of thousands of people and organisations with a shared commitment to transforming lives.

Our Strategic Plan, ‘A Social Revolution in Wellbeing’ outlines how we will support social prescribing across the country over the next few years.

Our activity will focus on 5 key areas – making some noise, finding resources, building relationships across all sectors, shaping and sharing the evidence base and spreading what works – and includes:

  • launching a £1 million Social Prescribing Development Fund later this year, to help local community groups spread their support offer;
  • a Social Prescribing Partners programme, which will connect up thousands of organisations with a shared purpose to support social prescribing;
  • an Academic Partners’ Collaborative, to develop the evidence base for social prescribing with a £500k research fund; and
  • partnership with the Southbank Centre, who will host us for one year and enable the development of joint initiatives.

A social revolution in wellbeing: our strategic plan 2020-23 – full

A social revolution in wellbeing: our strategic plan 2020-23 – summary

A social revolution in wellbeing: our strategic plan 2020-23 – easy read

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