Upcoming Social Prescribing Events

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Date Event Details
26th March 2019 The Future of Social Prescribing in England Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar

Central London - exact venue to be confirmed

Register for event via this link - http://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/conference/social-prescribing-in-england-19

28th March 2019 Social Prescribing in Harrow: Abigail's Party By reservation only

7-9pm at Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane, HA5 1AA File:SP-in-Harrow-abigails-party.png

2nd April 2019 Red Cross Workshop on tackling loneliness with social prescribing (10am-1pm) in central London - sign up here

Will be discussing questions including:

  • What does successful social prescribing look like for reducing loneliness? How can barriers to this happening be overcome?
  • How can healthcare professionals be supported to understand how to identify loneliness and routinely refer people into appropriate schemes?
  • How can we ensure money flows to social prescribing in a way that ensures the 'linking' and 'building' parts of social prescribing go hand-in-hand?
10th April 2019 British Psychological Society workshop on the Social Psychology of Social Prescribing University of Winchester from 09:30 to 15:00. Catering and refreshments will be provided.

For more information and to register your place, please use this link: https://store.winchester.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/academic-conferences/faculty-of-hss/bps-research-seminar-series-the-social-psychology-of-social-prescribing

16th May 2019 Arts 4 Dementia Best Practice Conference Being held at the Wellcome Collection in London on 16th May this is the first UK conference on social prescribing for dementia.  This event will be for GPs, social prescribers and those working with the arts, heritage, creativity, memory and care services. Booking available via Eventbrite
21th May 2019 Social Prescribing for Young People: within and beyond the health system 1pm - 4.30pm Tuesday 21st May, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London. This free event is for practitioners, commissioners, academics and policy makers who have an interest in social prescribing for children, young people and families. To register your interest, contact conference@streetgames.org for more details
10 - 16th June 2019 Creativity & Wellbeing week London Arts in Health Forum and the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance are working together to expand Creativity and Wellbeing Week into a national event, building on its enormous success across London. Please visit http://www.creativityandwellbeing.org.uk/
12th June 2019 Royal College of Psychiatrists conference RCPsych and NHS England are delighted to host a national conference on social prescribing.  We aim to bring together healthcare professionals across the UK who want to support the development of social prescribing within the locality Please visit https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/events/conferences/detail/2019/06/12/default-calendar/social-prescribing?dm_i=3S85,IU9B,4BJWME,21A5D,1
8th July 2019 Link Worker Day Save the date: 8th July 2019 is link worker day, a day to celebrate link workers. Social prescribing link worker organisations/funders/supporters/enthusiasts etc. can choose how they wish to celebrate. However, we would provide some ideas on how to celebrate by March 2019
8th July 2019 Inaugural annual link worker success conference City Hall, London. SE1 2AA. 9am - 6pm. Registration of interest for link workers and their managers


For sponsorship opportunities or enquiries: michelle@connectlink.org

11th July and 12th July 2019 National Social Prescribing Conference Two-day collaborative conference including the latest research and thinking on the implementation and practice of social prescribing around the world. Find out how social prescribing is being implemented in Canada, the Netherlands, Singapore, and Finland as well as understanding progress in the home countries of the UK. Book at https://www.socialprescribingnetwork.com/conference )

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