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We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

NASP webinar: What is the evidence for social prescribing?

  • Start: 27th February, 2023 @ 1:00PM
  • End: 27th February, 2023 @ 2:30PM
  • Online event

Join the National Academy for Social Prescribing to learn from the latest studies into the health and wellbeing benefits of taking part in social prescribing activities.

The webinar offers the opportunity to hear the headlines, ask questions of the academic authors, and discuss how this evidence might be used to help planning and delivery of a range of social prescribing activities, such as:

  • arts, culture and heritage
  • natural environment
  • social, legal and welfare advice
  • physical activity.

Session content

  • sharing what the evidence tells us about social prescribing activities in each of 4 themed areas, and to encourage awareness of the evidence resources available.
  • discuss how to use evidence to support planning and delivery of social prescribing

Speakers include:

  • Chair: Dr Anne Hunt, Head of Evidence, the National Academy for Social Prescribing
  • Dr Lou Baxter, Senior Evidence Specialist, the National Academy for Social Prescribing
  • Professor Helen Chatterjee, Professor of Human and Ecological Health, Genetics, Evolution and Environment, Division of Biosciences, University College London
  • Dr Marie Polley, Visiting Reader, Institute of Connected Communities, University of East London.
  • Associate Professor Kerryn Husk, Associate Professor of Health Services (research)
  • Dr Daniel Hayes, Senior Research Fellow, University College London

Who is it for?

Anyone who is interested in finding out more about current evidence for social prescribing and supporting health and wellbeing through participation in activities based on: arts, culture, heritage; physical activity; natural environment and social, welfare legal and financial advice.

This is not aimed at a research audience. You might be from the voluntary and community sector delivering social prescribing, a university or other academic organisation, the health sector, a statutory body or other organisations involved with social prescribing or evaluation.

How to book

You can register your free place via the button below, or via the Eventbrite website.