Tag: social prescribing

‘Social Prescribing’ tackling social isolation in South Leeds

Connect for Health, a local NHS-funded service to improve health and wellbeing for people living in South and East Leeds, has found that social isolation is proving to be the biggest factor affecting health and wellbeing – affecting over one third (37%) of the people the service has worked with

Doctors prescribe activity to improve wellbeing

NHS Announces ‘Social Prescribing’ Service to Improve Local Health An innovative approach to supporting health and wellbeing is being launched by the NHS to benefit people living in South and East Leeds. Connect for Health, funded by NHS Leeds South and East Clinical Commissioning Group, will be delivered by a

Community meets to tackle isolation and build a friendly society

Residents, councillors and local community workers this week gathered for the latest Community Committee workshop and meeting, at Middleton Leisure Centre. The opening session saw participants explore and discuss the issues of social isolation, mental health, and ‘social prescribing’ – a major new NHS priority, whereby patients are encouraged by