A woman wearing green gardening gloves with her hands in the soil planting a tomato plant

Evidence Nature

March 2022

This briefing helps set out what the evidence currently tells us about nature and health and wellbeing. It summarises the key findings from a rapid evidence review, commissioned by NHSE, and delivered by NASP’s academic collaborative.

  • Contact with, and connection to, nature is linked to a range of positive mental and physical health outcomes
  • Nature-based social prescribing can positively impact on happiness and wellbeing and reduce social isolation


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