Social Prescribing in Southwark: the patients' perspective

We wanted to understand the potential benefits of social prescribing for residents, and to explore how social prescribing could work as effectively as possible for them.
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We interviewed seven people who had benefited from Southwark social prescribing projects: two people connected to Time & Talents, two people connected to Pembroke House, two people connected to Paxton Green Time Bank and one person who had been assisted by Age UK Lewisham and Southwark’s Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) project.

We heard about their pathways into social prescribing, the impact it had on them, and anything that could be improved.

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Social Prescribing in Southwark: the patients' perspective

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