There is increasing evidence to illustrate the many benefits of social prescribing.

Social prescribing benefits everybody in different ways

For residents

  • Receive tailored help for the issues affecting you
  • Gain more control by taking responsibility for your own wellbeing
  • Become less reliant on medication and see improvements in your health
  • Become less isolated and more involved in local activities and groups

For health and social care

  • Provide personalised care and support to your patients
  • Experience less demand for GPs and A&E departments
  • Receive fewer repeat calls to emergency services

For communities

  • Raise awareness of the variety of activities, services and groups running in local neighbourhoods
  • Promote ways in which residents can help others, and get involved in the local community
  • Encourages stronger, resilient and more connected local communities
Mayor of London
Delivered by
Simply Connect