primary care

‘Light in dark places’: exploring qualitative data from a longitudinal study using creative arts as a form of social prescribing

This research, published in Arts & Health (“An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice”), was carried out by Mark Redmond, Rachel Sumner, Diane Crone and Samantha Hughes from the University of Gloucestershire. The research abstract says: “Background: This paper draws on a longitudinal…
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a wellbeing society

Social prescribing in primary care teams

Social prescriptions are prescriptions (from health practitioners) that are not biomedical or overtly psychological. See, for instance,  Can you prescribe nature? and Bromley-by-Bow Centre and the future of mental health treatment . Social prescribing mostly involves a variety of activities that are typically provided by voluntary and community sector organisations. Examples include volunteering,…
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collaborative practice

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