Social Prescribing at Upper Norwood Group Practice

Social prescriber (weekly)

We have social prescriber whose role is to offer non-clinical intervention for patients who do not need medication but may need other projects/activities to assist them in reducing isolation, obesity and other health issues.

They can support and signpost patients to a range of services including:

  • Welfare rights advice
  • Employment support
  • Debt guidance
  • Information and support for carers
  • Help in filling in forms
  • Community activities such as exercise, mindfulness, yoga, gardening and coffee mornings
  • Mental health support