Capturing learning from implementation approaches of social prescribing in the South West
PHE ePoster Library. Harrower U. Sep 12, 2019; 274460; 254
Dr. Ulrike Harrower
Dr. Ulrike Harrower
Login now to access Regular content available to all registered users.

You may also access this content "anytime, anywhere" with the Free MULTILEARNING App for iOS and Android
Abstract
Rate & Comment (0)
Abstract Social prescribing was identified as one of the ways to support the NHS in changing from a sickness service to one that supports individuals more holistically within their communities. The Secretary of State for Health called for greater access to non-medical interventions and inclusion in the GP Forward View as part of the approach to managing demand in primary care.PHE SW and RightCare undertook a project to better understand the barriers and facilitator to the implementation of social prescribing in a small number of local systems. The aim was to capture a range of experience-based learning to help other areas starting the journey through interviewing leads from a range of organisations. Information on several measures was captured, including social prescribing models, staffing, interventions offered, referral criteria, challenges and facilitators to implementation. Results showed that there was a wide variety in social prescribing models being implemented across the geography. Clinical/GP champions, joint working, integration of social prescribers into clinical teams as well as their co-location, technology, training and governance were identified as some of the enablers whilst challenges included: identification of system leadership, sustainable funding, effective engagement, information governance, capacity and workload, silo working, and professional attitudes.The learning points from these case studies revealed the importance of: local flexibility when developing, implementing and delivering social prescribing; openness between partners and investing in developing relationships, effective engagement with all stakeholders; feedback to referrers to improve the effectiveness of services; a phased approach to roll out to enable ‘test and learn'. External funding details
    This eLearning portal is powered by:
    This eLearning portal is powered by MULTIEPORTAL
Anonymous User Privacy Preferences

Strictly Necessary Cookies (Always Active)

MULTILEARNING platforms and tools hereinafter referred as “MLG SOFTWARE” are provided to you as pure educational platforms/services requiring cookies to operate. In the case of the MLG SOFTWARE, cookies are essential for the Platform to function properly for the provision of education. If these cookies are disabled, a large subset of the functionality provided by the Platform will either be unavailable or cease to work as expected. The MLG SOFTWARE do not capture non-essential activities such as menu items and listings you click on or pages viewed.


Performance Cookies

Performance cookies are used to analyse how visitors use a website in order to provide a better user experience.


Save Settings