Bromley by Bow Centre hosts first Tower Hamlets social prescribing network event

Published: 10 Feb 2017


Bromley by Bow Centre is opening its church space to host an event on 1st March, 2017.  The event is aimed at linking social prescribing practitioners from the GP Care Group funded pilot with pan-borough community services organisations to share best practice, build knowledge and provide networking opportunities.

A variety of talks at the first event will cover a GP/clinical perspective, monitoring outcomes for patients and a series of presentations from community organisations.


9.45 Coffee and registration

10.10 Welcome and introduction

10.15 Social Prescribing from a GP Perspective - Saul Marmot, GP Partner, Bromley by Bow Health Centre

10.30 Monitoring outcomes - Sue Hogarth, Consultant in Public Health, Tower Hamlets Together PMO

10.45 Macmillan Social Prescribing in Tower Hamlets - Laura Westwick, Social Prescribing Manager

11.00 Short Break

11.15 Fit for Life - Claire Dunne, Fit4Life Programme Manager

11.30 Social Welfare update - Caroline Hamilton, Advice Centre Programme Manager

11.45 National Diabetes Prevention Programme - Wendy Bennet, Louise Dawson, Public Health Advisers

12.00 London Carers Support Service - Nurjahan Rahman, Mental Health Recovery Worker

12.15 Brief overview of East Exchange Time-Bank project - Khadeja Chowdhury, East-ExChange Project Manager

12.25 Last questions and round up

12.30 Lunch and networking

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LocationBromley by Bow Centre, St Leonards Street, E3 3BT, Bromley by Bow