Routine measurement of outcomes for VCS clients incl. Social Prescribing

This webinar was intended for anyone working in primary care or Voluntary and Community Sector programme delivery and routine client/patient outcome measurement.

Whole organisation and combined service and service specific approaches were discussed. Three organisations shared three different approaches to measuring outcomes for clients/patients that engage in Social Prescribing and or community services and a combination of the two:

The session was introduced by Jane South, Bromley by Bow Outcome Measurement Advisory Group Chair, Professor of Healthy Communities at the Institute for Health & Wellbeing at Leeds Beckett University, national adviser on healthy communities for Public Health England.



All slides: Routine measurement of outcomes for VCS clients incl. Social Prescribing – 24.03.21

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Additional resources from the chat discussion:

Ageing Well Torbay

Bromley by Bow – Measuring What Matters to Communities

Ways to Wellness 

Personal Wellbeing Score (PWS)

Evaluation of the British Red Cross community connectors programme : final report, Social Return on Investment : May 2019 –

Impact of social prescribing to address loneliness: A mixed methods evaluation of a national social prescribing programme – 

Toolkit to think about using outcome measures in community projects:

Challenges of using measures and what helps with implementation:

Macmillan Social Prescribing Programme included SROI:

Comprehensive set of PROMs and PREMs: