Social Prescribing

Our social prescribing team can help in three ways. By giving you time to explore what’s important to you; help you identify issues and challenges you’d like to address and then find services and activities to support you in your local community.

When & where?

Ask your GP or practice nurse for a referral, or contact us directly in confidence.

Who is it for?

Anyone over 18 registered with medical practices; Bromley by Bow, St Andrew’s, Stroudley Walk, Merchant St, St Paul’s Way and XX Place.

Contact

socialprescribing.bbbc@nhs.net

020 8709 9848 or 07496 283141
07932 869773 (Bengali speaker)

What is Social Prescribing?

Many of life’s problems can make you feel unwell.

Social prescribing enables a GP, nurse or other healthcare professional to refer you to a specialist link worker to talk about the issues you’re facing and find the right services to support you.

The service helps you improve your health and wellbeing and to make positive life changes.

  • Housing, benefits, financial and advice
  • Employment, training and volunteering
  • Education and learning
  • Healthy lifestyle advice and physical activity
  • Arts, gardening, creative activities
  • Befriending, counselling and groups

The next steps

Just ask someone at your GP Practice to make a referral. This is quick and easy.

Or contact us directly using the numbers or email above.

Further information