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30/01/2024 5th International Social Prescribing Conference

For full information about the conference for delegates, including the agenda and information about finding the venue, please visit www.internationalsocialprescribingconference.com.

The National Academy for Social Prescribing, the Social Prescribing Network and the University of Westminster are delighted to announce the 5th International Social Prescribing Conference, taking place in person in London on the 19th and 20th of June. 

This year’s conference will focus on innovation in social prescribing. Featuring an inspiring range of speakers, the conference will offer a unique opportunity to share and discuss the latest advances and research in this field.

Across two days, delegates will have access to panel talks, workshops, breakout sessions and networking opportunities across the following themes:               

  • Innovation in Social Prescribing, including Arts, Nature, Heritage and Digital
  • Social Prescribing for Children and Young People
  • Tackling Health Inequalities Around The World
  • Supporting the Workforce; Training, Retention and Progression
  • Breaking out of primary care; Whole system approaches
  • Evidence and Evaluation; Data, Demand and Efficacy
  • Health Inequalities and Major Conditions
  • The Future of Social Prescribing

Our fantastic line-up of speakers and panellists includes

  • Professor Sir Michael Marmot
  • Professor Dame Helen Stokes-Lampard
  • Cormac Russell
  • Dr William Bird
  • Professor Sir Muir Gray
  • Dr Radha Modgil
  • Dr Marie Polley
  • Gay Palmer
  • Dame Sarah Mullally (Bishop of London)
  • Dr Tara Mastracci
  • Dr Michael Dixon
  • Prof Gan Wee Hoe, CEO of SingHealth Community Hospitals, Singapore
  • Isabelle Wachsmuth, World Health Organization

and a wide range of leaders and academics from the UK and around the world.

This conference is designed for healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers, community leaders, commissioners, link workers and students – and anyone with an interest in social prescribing.

Tickets for the conference are now sold out – but we will share highlights after the event. For more information about the conference, please visit www.internationalsocialprescribingconference.com

Social Prescribing Awards 2024

The 2024 Social Prescribing Awards hosted by the Social Prescribing Network and the National Academy for Social Prescribing recognise and celebrate the wealth of innovative social prescribing projects and schemes running throughout the UK and internationally.

KEY DATES

Awards nominations are now closed. 

The winners of the 2024 Social Prescribing Awards will be announced on day one of the 5th International Social Prescribing Conference on 19 & 20 June 2024 at the University of Westminster, London.

CATEGORIES

  • Award for the Best Local Social Prescribing Link Worker Team/Service
  • Award for the Best Larger Social Prescribing Link Worker Team/Service
  • Award for Social Prescribing Link Worker of the Year
  • Award for the Best Student Social Prescribing Champion
  • Award for the Best International Social Prescribing Project
  • Award for the Best Children and Young People Social Prescribing Project (supported by Access Elemental) 
  • Award for the Best Nature Based (Green & Blue) Social Prescribing Project
  • Award for the Best Physical Activity Social Prescribing Project
  • Award for the Best Arts & Culture Social Prescribing Project
  • Award for the Best Heritage Social Prescribing Project

Congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted.

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