News

Join our team – development opportunities with the National Academy for Social Prescribing

2020-11-26T15:41:23+00:00

The National Academy for Social Prescribing is seeking applicants for two new exciting development opportunities within our team: a Learning Development Leader to work with us to help our regional partners create Learning Together action learning support for local community and faith groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises, as part of the newly established Thriving Communities programme a Social Media and Events Lead to develop and execute our social media and events strategies to generate awareness, engage with, and create brand recognition of social prescribing. Apply by 12pm (midday) 14 December 2020.  Interviews will be held the week of 4 January 2021. Do [...]

Join our team – development opportunities with the National Academy for Social Prescribing2020-11-26T15:41:23+00:00

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing

2020-11-27T10:59:33+00:00

Physical activity is set to play a greater role in helping people look after their health and wellbeing following the announcement of a partnership between ukactive, NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I), Sport England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing to highlight the role of fitness within social prescribing. A new scheme aims to support people to better manage their health and wellbeing by connecting up social prescribing and fitness and leisure activities in local communities. ukactive, NHSE/I, Sport England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing will work together to identify an initial pledge of 500,000 hours of activity in [...]

Fitness and leisure sector to offer free sessions for up to 100,000 people through social prescribing2020-11-27T10:59:33+00:00

New programme helps community groups to support people through COVID19

2020-11-16T09:21:06+00:00

A new national programme, launched today, seeks to champion and support the vital work of voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups supporting communities most impacted by COVID19 in England, working alongside social prescribing link workers. Local voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) groups and organisations are providing critical support to communities impacted by COVID19, connecting people to social prescribing activities that help with their physical and mental wellbeing, such as virtual singing and befriending groups. Furthermore, throughout the pandemic, groups and organisations have rapidly responded, and continue to respond to, the needs of their community in different ways, moving [...]

New programme helps community groups to support people through COVID192020-11-16T09:21:06+00:00

National Academy for Social Prescribing seeks Programme Delivery Support

2020-10-30T09:54:25+00:00

We are seeking to recruit programme delivery support, to help develop and deliver our exciting new social prescribing support programmes at both national and regional levels. This work will commence as soon as possible in November 2020 until 31st March 2021. It is offered either as a secondment opportunity for staff within our partner agencies, or as an invitation to tender for potential partners, who can provide this delivery support as a commissioned service. The closing date is Sunday 1st November. Find more information here

National Academy for Social Prescribing seeks Programme Delivery Support2020-10-30T09:54:25+00:00

National Academy for Social Prescribing – Invitation to tender for Regional Coordination – South East of England

2020-10-14T17:07:35+01:00

We are working with partners to develop new regional development programmes to help local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups provide innovative support for communities most impacted by COVID across England, including London, South East, South West, Midlands, East, Yorkshire & North East and the North West. This work will help social prescribing link workers to connect people most impacted by COVID to community support. Our partners include Natural England, Sport England, Money and Pensions Service, NHS England and Improvement, Arts Council England and NHS Charities Together, who will be working with NASP to form regional support teams, helping [...]

National Academy for Social Prescribing – Invitation to tender for Regional Coordination – South East of England2020-10-14T17:07:35+01:00

The National Academy for Social Prescribing receives registered charity status

2020-09-09T11:29:25+01:00

The National Academy for Social Prescribing is very pleased to announce its successful application to the Charity Commission, becoming the first charity dedicated to the development of social prescribing.  Speaking at the meeting of the board of Trustees, Chair, Helen Stokes-Lampard commented: “Trustees and staff are delighted that NASP has now been registered as an independent charity, and we are committed to supporting social prescribing to thrive across the county, delivering a social revolution in wellbeing”. NASP recently received £5m of Government funding from the Department for Health and Social Care in order to deliver its agenda of: promoting social [...]

The National Academy for Social Prescribing receives registered charity status2020-09-09T11:29:25+01:00

£5 million for social prescribing to tackle the impact of COVID-19

2020-08-20T11:39:10+01:00

The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) has been awarded £5 million in funding to support people to stay connected and maintain their health and wellbeing following the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) has been awarded £5 million in funding to support people to stay connected and maintain their health and wellbeing following the COVID-19 pandemic. Social prescribing to help tackle loneliness, improve wellbeing and recovery from COVID-19 £5 million funding to support local community partnerships, encourage innovation and improve evidence base for social prescribing Projects include football to support mental health, art for dementia, [...]

£5 million for social prescribing to tackle the impact of COVID-192020-08-20T11:39:10+01:00

National Academy for Social Prescribing – Invitation to Tender for Regional Coordination

2020-08-20T11:32:43+01:00

We are working with partners to develop new regional development programmes to help local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups provide innovative support for communities most impacted by COVID across England, including London, South East, South West, Midlands, East, Yorkshire & North East and the North West. This work will help social prescribing link workers to connect people most impacted by COVID to community support. Our partners include Natural England, Sport England, Money and Pensions Service, NHS England and Improvement, Arts Council England and NHS Charities Together, who will be working with NASP to form regional support teams, helping [...]

National Academy for Social Prescribing – Invitation to Tender for Regional Coordination2020-08-20T11:32:43+01:00

Academic Partners Collaborative

2020-07-27T15:45:55+01:00

We are inviting academic partners to work with us to establish a social prescribing academic partners collaborative, map the existing social prescribing evidence base and curate on the NASP website, create easy evidence summaries, identify evidence gaps and work with partners to prioritise future research needs with research commissioners. The closing date for applications is Friday 21 August 2020. View our Academic Partners Collaborative Brief. If you have any questions please email enquiries@socialprescribingacademy.org.uk

Academic Partners Collaborative2020-07-27T15:45:55+01:00

Finance Specification

2020-07-23T09:39:13+01:00

We are looking for partners to work with us to set up financial, payroll and IT systems. It is likely that NASP will create up to 20 staff/ secondee roles within the first year of operation. If you can offer all or any of these services, please submit an expression of interest to enquiries@socialprescribingacademy.org.uk by 5pm Friday 31 July. View our finance specification on our website. If you have any questions please email enquiries@socialprescribingacademy.org.uk

Finance Specification2020-07-23T09:39:13+01:00
Go to Top