As a Link Worker, I help patients to improve their health, wellbeing and welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity.
Social prescribers can take time to talk about what matters to patients and support them to find suitable activities that are a better alternative to medication.
They connect people to community groups and services for practical and emotional support.
Many things in life can make us feel unwell and a medical prescription is not always the answer.
A social prescriber connects you to local services to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
You can self-refer to this service without seeing or speaking to a GP first
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