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Social prescribing can help take pressure off NHS services, while helping patients to get practical, emotional and social support.

As the charity that champions social prescribing, we want you to know that we are here for you. We want to provide all the support and guidance we can.聽聽

We鈥檙e working hard to answer your questions, to build new resources, and develop new evidence that will help.

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Your Questions Answered

Can NASP help me with additional/ongoing training?

Yes. We offer support to NHS Primary Care Networks and Integrated Care Systems.

We have regular online and in-person events and webinars. You鈥檒l find details of upcoming over on our events pages. And you can listen back to previous sessions.

You can also explore our resources and evidence.

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How can I champion social prescribing?

Get involved with our Social Prescribing Champion programme. The programme is open to all NHS staff and medical students, regardless of seniority or profession. You just need to have an interest in social prescribing and a passion for helping others.聽

Or visit our evidence page to see how the research supports social prescribing.

Can NASP connect me with voluntary organisations and groups or link workers in my area?

As part of our聽core offer to ICSs and PCNs, we can support you to connect with to VCSE alliances and VCFSE providers.

You can also find out more about our work at a local level and sign up to receive communications from NASP based on where you are in England.

What is the evidence for social prescribing?

There is a growing body of evidence to show that social prescribing can have a positive impact on a very wide range of outcomes. It can increase wellbeing, reduce loneliness, improve social connection, support a range of physical health conditions, and help take pressure off primary care.聽

Read the evidence

Do you work with medical students?

Yes. You can apply to become a Social Prescribing Champion.

Where else can I find support?

If you have a registered NHS email address, you can access the Future NHS collaboration platform.聽

Can鈥檛 find what you鈥檙e looking for? Drop us an email to ask, and we鈥檒l do our best to help.聽聽

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