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Social Prescribing Network videos

Here is a selection of short videos for you to watch which will give you an idea about social prescribing, what people think, who it can reach, and what is already happening. If you have a video you want to show us, please email us at [email protected]


Celia Keenaghan

This video, based in Ireland, provides a meaningful overview of social prescribing whilst highlighting the current evidence and need for development. The video also includes many types of social prescription and the type of patient most benefitted.

Gloucestershire CCG

CCG Staff and service users describe their views of social prescribing and how it works in the Gloucestershire area.

Tim Owen Jones

Tim Owen Jones from the College of Medicine delivers a thought-provoking reflective video and interview with experienced social prescribers following his trip to the Bromley By Bow Centre.

Family Action

Members of the Family Action group in Hackney describe social prescription and how it makes a difference for families that come to the project.


Academics, clinicians, patients and the voluntary sector, all make the case for social prescription over the many levels at which it impacts, whilst demonstrating the wide variety of social prescribing schemes in Bristol.

West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Ltd

A GP’s view of how the West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing initiative impacts her options and how she can help her patients.

West Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Ltd

A good description of Social Prescription followed by more specific information on their local project from a Health and Wellbeing Development Practitioner from Wakefield

Telford Wrekin

A perfect demonstration of how simple community groups can offer so great a lifeline to those who go there.

NHS Health Scotland

An excellent series of videos from various locations in Scotland each addressing different aspects of social prescribing including integrated care and outcome measures.

Bromley By Bow Centre

A lovely video from MacMillan demonstrating how Social Prescription can be an invaluable tool in the treatment of cancer patients.

Social prescribing in City and Hackney

A good description of how the social prescribing scheme has been working in City and Hackney. Perspectives from a GP, a social prescribing coordinator and some service users.
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