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Jess Litherland

The role of the Social Prescribing Link worker is to help reduce health inequalities by taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing.  They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

A Social Prescribing Link Worker will receive referrals for patients who present at their GP Practices with non-medical and social issues.

Social Prescribing works for a wide range of people, including people:-

  • With money worries
  • Housing concerns
  • Feeling isolated
  • Mild or long term mental health problems
  • Help with care needs
  • Family worries
  • Language barriers
  • Addiction/alcohol
  • Looking for work
  • Looking to get back into education
  • Getting involved with community group activities
  • Volunteering.